A Case of Strangulation with Postmortem Amputation of the Penis

    Volume 29, Issue 3 (July 1984)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 4


    Ito, H
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,

    Sato, K
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,

    Sato, M
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,

    Yada, S
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,

    Katsumata, Y
    Assistant professor, forensic chemist, research associate, forensic chemist, and professor, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya,

    (Received 22 June 1983; accepted 12 September 1983)

    Abstract

    A case of homicide with postmortem amputation of the penis was described. The penis found later in a home freezer in the apartment of the culprit showed “zigsaw” fit to the victim. In order to substantiate the morphological findings, phenotypes of three isozymes, phosphoglucomutase1 (PGM1), phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (PGD), and esterase D (EsD) together with ABO blood type were determined in the skin of the penis amputated. All of the four genetic markers determined with the penis were the same as those determined with heart blood of the victim.


    Paper ID: JFS11757J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11757J

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    Title A Case of Strangulation with Postmortem Amputation of the Penis
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