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Occasionally, people shooting themselves in the mouth tilt their heads too far back- ward before firing. This results in their shooting off their faces and sometimes the frontal lobes. In such instances, death may not be immediate. Some individuals survive weeks with such wounds. One individual who shot off his face survived a number of months in a vegetative state only to die from meningitis due to an intracranial abscess that formed about a tooth driven into the occipital lobe of the brain.

Fig.1 Intraoral shotgun wound.

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Fig.2 Exit with cranial rupture.

Suicide by intraoral shotgun wound

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Russia. This individual committed suicide by intraoral shotgun wound. In the head, neck, and limbs, shotgun exit wounds…
Fig.4 A compound comminuted fracture of the head and face.

Motorcyclist’s heart skipping along the road and head split

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USA. A motorcyclist changed lanes on the freeway to avoid stopped traffic ahead of him. As he started…
Fig.1 Suffocation suicide with plastic bag.

Suffocation suicide with plastic bag

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Spain. No info. Suffocation by plastic bag is not common. The finding of a body at the scene…
Fig.1 Dicing injuries.

Dicing injuries

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These are short, linear, angulated, incised injuries caused by the characteristic cubed fragments of shattered tempered glass. Tempered…