Video Superimposition of Skulls and Photographic Portraits—A New Aid to Identification

    Volume 31, Issue 4 (October 1986)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Published Online: 1 October 1986

    Page Count: 7


    Woodward, C
    Clinical photographer, Royal Womens' Hospital, Melbourne,

    Dalitz, GD
    Consultant, Forensic Odontology, Victorian Police Force, Victoria,

    Bastiaan, RJ
    Clinical consultant, Faculty of Dental Science, University of Melbourne, Melbourne,

    (Received 15 November 1985; accepted 15 January 1986)

    Abstract

    Videosuperimposition of a skull with antemortem photographs of a person suspected to be deceased is a valuable adjunct in the police identification process. In this paper, the technique is described with its flexibility, variations, and limitations discussed.


    Paper ID: JFS11915J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS11915J

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    Title Video Superimposition of Skulls and Photographic Portraits—A New Aid to Identification
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