Pellets or maggots? - A case report on artifacts in forensic medicine

Tanuj Kanchan, Jenash Acharya

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Abstract

Forensic medicine specialists use their expertise to identify artifacts and avoid its misinterpretation. This is vital in carrying out justice as any misinterpretation of findings can derail the investigation. We report a case where an artifact resembled a firearm/shotgun injury that raised a suspicion of an alleged homicide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)180-182
Number of pages3
JournalEgyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-2015
Externally publishedYes

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forensic medicine
Forensic Medicine
Firearms
Artifacts
Larva
artifact
Homicide
Social Justice
homicide
expertise
justice
Wounds and Injuries

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Health(social science)
  • Law

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Kanchan, Tanuj ; Acharya, Jenash. / Pellets or maggots? - A case report on artifacts in forensic medicine. In: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences. 2015 ; Vol. 5, No. 4. pp. 180-182.
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In: Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 4, 01.12.2015, p. 180-182.

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