Forensic Aspects of Fire, Burns & Electricity

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Two homeless men set on fire in Berlin

Two homeless men have been doused in a flammable liquid and set on fire at a Berlin train station, leaving them with serious burns, police have …

Forensic experts finally allowed access to Cameron House hotel

<b>Forensic examiners have finally been allowed inside Cameron House hotel almost four months after a fire which claimed the lives of two guests.</b><p>Simon Midgley, 32, and Richard Dyson, 38, died after the blaze on the banks of Loch Lomond, near Balloch.<p>More than 200 guests were evacuated after the alarm …

Regarding the editorial "The autopsy evaluation of 'straightforward' fire deaths". - PubMed

1Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Belgrade - School of Medicine, 31a Deligradska str., Belgrade, 11000, Serbia.2Institute of Forensic …

The autopsy evaluation of "straightforward" fire deaths. - PubMed

1Discipline of Anatomy and Pathology, School of Medicine, The University of Adelaide, Frome Road, Level 3 Medical School North Building, Adelaide, …

Autopsy

Salford fatal house fire siblings 'killed following feud'

<b>Four sleeping children were murdered after being trapped in their bedrooms when their house was torched with petrol bombs, a court has been told.</b><p>Zak Bolland, 23, launched the attack after being involved in a feud with the victims' 16-year-old brother Kyle Pearson, Manchester Crown Court heard.<p>The …

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What lessons can be learned from the Kemerovo fire?

<i>(Image: Vladimir Putin meets Kemerovo citizens in the aftermath (Credit: :Kremlin.ru, under CC BY 4.0))</i>Coverage of a recent event in Russia will have …

Kemerovo fire video: Shocking footage from Russia shopping mall inferno shows children fleeing as investigators say fire exits 'were blocked'

Shocking footage has emerged of desperate shoppers fleeing the Kemerovo mall fire as it ripped through the building, killing at least 64 people.<p>The …

Striking example of inhalation injury to airway - soot plus sloughing of the epithelium (amazing cilia and terminal bars) - with coagulative necrosis of injury bronchial lining cells and BM; alive in fire but no cutaneous thermal inj #pulmpath #pathology #forensics #forensicpath https://t.co/nZvOV8ZbOU

Acid listed as 'highly dangerous weapon' in new sentencing guidance

<b>People caught with acid or other corrosive substances in public could face up to six months in jail under new guidelines for England and Wales.</b><p>It is the first time the Sentencing Council's guidelines for judges and magistrates have explicitly listed acid as a potentially dangerous weapon.<p>The advice …

Forensic tools for the diagnosis of electrocution death: Case study and literature review.

2018 Jun;86(2):89-93. doi: 10.1177/0025817217749503. Epub 2018 Jan 5.<p>11 Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences and Morphofunctional Imaging, …

Did pensioner spontaneously combust? Bafflement surrounds 'horrific' death

Spontaneous human combustion is a phenomenon as rare as it is puzzling. But such is the bafflement surrounding the death of a pensioner who caught fire in the street, some are now speculating that the gruesome scientific anomaly is to blame.<p>John Nolan, 70, died from “horrific” burns after being …

Four men to face murder trial after man's body discovered in burned out car

Four men accused of murdering a man whose body was found in a burned out car will stand trial in January.<p>Joseph McKeever, from Walton, was found in …

Acid attacks: 2017 likely to set new record in UK

Senior police officer says Britain has one of world’s highest rates of corrosive substance attacks and number appears to be rising<p>The national police lead on acid attacks has said 2017 is likely to see the most on record in the UK, as the profile of incidents shifts from domestic violence to street …

Kings Cross fire anniversary: It's been 30 years since the deadly fireball engulfed the Tube station

Spark, spill, candle, bonfire: no flame is too small to rage out of control. And in the entire litany of catastrophic blazes that have blighted …

Police find body in burnt-out car near Manchester

Greater Manchester police make discovery after attending scene of explosion on Wednesday evening<p>A body has been found in a burnt-out car near Manchester after police were called to an explosion.<p>Greater Manchester police arrived at Cross Lane in Partington at about 7.50pm on Wednesday following …

Remember, Remember... Burns and Scalds

Forensic pathology in NC: how experts identify burned remains

BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. -- It's been almost one year since Cristie and J.T. Codd went missing. Jason Owens is charged with killing them and their …

BBC One - The Housing Enforcers, Fire Safety Special

From lethal appliances to dangerously overcrowded properties and missing fire escapes, Matt Allwright joins the nation's housing enforcers to investigate what can happen when tenants and landlords fail to take fire safety seriously.<p>In the wake of the tragic disaster at Grenfell Tower, thousands of …

DFES After the Fire - Fire Investigation Walk Through

What's the problem with hydrofluoric acid exposure? What are the treatment options? #FOAMed #tox https://t.co/Ed6k7U2AVg

Lawyer died after fire at untidy London flat, inquest hears

Ian Paton died from carbon monoxide poisoning hastened by heart disease after small blaze at cluttered property<p>A senior criminal barrister who was “notoriously untidy” died after piles of paper in his cluttered London flat caught fire, an inquest has heard.<p>Ian Paton, 66, who also sat as a crown …

Don't Tell the Bride star suffers horrific burns after setting himself on fire

A husband who starred in popular TV show Don’t Tell The Bride was blown 20ft and caught fire in a freak gardening mishap.<p>Ben Longville, 35, was …

Burns

The burning issue of white phosphorus: a case report and review of the literature

Abstract<p>Background<p>Burns from white phosphorus are rare and remain a challenge for clinicians. White phosphorus burns are often associated with …

Alive or not alive in fire? #pulmonarypath #forensicpath #forensics https://t.co/OE5yItIwTu

Thermal artifact: epid. "hemorrhage," leptomeninges necrosis, vessel eosinophilia; clearing of neurons - not edema! #forensicpath #neuropath https://t.co/sFlpA8Of2M

2 fires: ; A: never alive, cause of death: sharp force injury, manner: homicide; B. alive, COD: inhalation of products of combustion https://t.co/5tCnzBr9EV

Burning Your Future