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    Volume 35, Issue 4 (July 1990)

    Unique Aspects of a New, Hand-Reloadable Ammunition

    Published Online: July

    CODEN: JFSOAD

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    Abstract

    The unique shape and ballistics aspects of a new variety of hand-reloadable ammunition manufactured by the United States Ammunition Co. are described. The thin copper plating of the projectiles will usually be lost after the weapon is fired. As a result, specific rifling marks will usually be lost, making identification difficult. The medical examiner should be aware of the implications of finding these projectiles during death investigations.


    Author Information:

    Hunt Scheuerman, E
    Deputy chief medical examiner, Office of the District Medical Examiner, Ft. Myers, FL

    Lauridson, JR
    Medical examiner, Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, Montgomery, AL


    Stock #: JFS12916J

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12916J

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    Title Unique Aspects of a New, Hand-Reloadable Ammunition
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30