Insect and a dead man in his flat. Case report

Authors: Hana Šuláková 1;  Jana Markvartová 2;  Michal Beran 2
Authors‘ workplace: Kriminalistický ústav Praha 1;  Ústav soudního lékařství 2. LF UK a Nemocnice Na Bulovce, Praha 2
Published in: Soud Lék., 58, 2013, No. 1, p. 2-5
Category: Original Article


The case report illustrates a cooperation of the specialists in forensic medicine and forensic entomology using insect in estimation of the post mortem interval. It simultaneously presents less frequent consequence of the necrophagous fauna effect on the dead body condition, generally encountered in the Czech Republic only on corpses exposed for a long time in enclosed spaces.

post mortem interval – forensic – medicine – entomology – frass


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