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Girl, seven, died after being strangled by her hoodie, inquest hears

A seven-year-old girl has died after being strangled by her own hooded top when it got caught on a door handle at her home.<p>An inquest heard that Kimora Zondo, from Cardiff, was found after her mother, Vonnie Dube, woke up from a nap. Dube’s nine-year-old son told her his sister was “pretending to …

Doorhandle

Man hung his sheepdog from a tree and told a court the dog did it by himself

<b>Warning: This article contains an image of a dead animal</b><p>A man has been sent to prison after hanging his sheepdog from a tree.<p>Graham Thomas, 55, of …

Further observations on the speed of death in hanging.

2008 Sep;53(5):1204-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2008.00840.x. Epub 2008 Jul 26.<p>1Forensic Science SA, Adelaide 5000, SA, Australia.<p>Abstract<p>Given that …

Accidental hanging injuries in children: recognition and management.

2017 Oct 2;78(10):572-577. doi: 10.12968/hmed.2017.78.10.572.<p>1Consultant Paediatrician, Department of Paediatrics, Torbay Hospital, Torquay TQ2 …

Homicidal and suicidal ligature strangulation--a comparison of the post-mortem findings.

2003 Oct 14;137(1):60-6.<p>1Department of Forensic Medicine, University Hospital Benjamin Franklin, Free University of Berlin, Hittorfstr 18, D-14195 …

Forensic Features of Clothing-Related Deaths: Historical and Cultural Aspects.

2017 Dec;38(4):318-322. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000352.<p>1From the School of Medicine, the University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, …

Suffocation, choking, and strangulation in childhood in England and Wales: epidemiology and prevention.

1995 Jan;72(1):6-10.<p>1Department of Child Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, Llandough Special Children Centre, Penarth, South Glamorgan.<p>…

Medical Conditions

Prevalence and associated harm of engagement in self-asphyxial behaviours ('choking game') in young people: a systematic review. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>To assess the prevalence of engagement in self-asphyxial (risk-taking) behaviour (SAB) ('choking game') and associated morbidity and …

Clinical Trials

Strangulation and Its Role in Multiple Causes of Death.

2017 Dec;38(4):283-288. doi: 10.1097/PAF.0000000000000341.<p>1From the Department of Pathology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; and the Wayne …

Ann Arbor

Boris Berezovsky inquest returns open verdict on death

A coroner has recorded an open verdict on the death of Boris Berezovsky after hearing conflicting expert evidence about the way that the Russian oligarch was found hanged.<p>Police said they found no evidence of foul play during an extensive investigation and a pathologist who conducted a postmortem …

The Role of Postmortem Computed Tomography in the Evaluation of Strangulation Deaths.

2018 Feb 21. doi: 10.1111/1556-4029.13760. [Epub ahead of print]<p>Decker LA1, Hatch GM1,2,3, Lathrop SL1,3,4, Nolte KB1,2,3,4.<p>1Department of Pathology, …

Cadbury Mini Egg warning issued by grieving mother after daughter chokes to death

A grieving mother has issued a warning to parents after her daughter choked to death while eating a Cadbury’s Mini Egg.<p>The unnamed woman shared a …

Parenting

Former soldier found guilty of murdering his grandmother

Barry Rogers and his mother face life sentences for killing Betty Guy at her Pembrokeshire home<p>A former soldier has been found guilty of murdering his grandmother by smothering her with a pillow after his mother gave the elderly woman a cocktail of crushed tablets and whisky.<p>Barry Rogers, 33, and …

Husband freed over wife smothering

<b>A man who killed his wife in a "final act of love" has been freed from prison after appeal judges quashed his sentence.</b><p>Ian Gordon, 67, was jailed for three years and four months last October for smothering wife Patricia, 63, with a pillow at their home in Ayrshire.<p>Lord Brodie, sitting with Lord …

Mum of young barman crushed while moving chairs in lift says her life is 'destroyed' after his death

The mother of a young barman crushed while moving furniture in a service lift has spoken about how her life has been “destroyed” as a jury ruled his …

Window Blinds Deadly Delay: The Fight for Kids Safety

Father warns of window blind dangers after daughter's neck became trapped in cord

A father whose daughter almost died after getting tangled in a window blind cord wants every parent to see these pictures.<p>Four-year-old Crystal …

This beautiful set of larynxes showing the calcification of the laryngeal cartilages as we age was prepared by John Struthers in the 19th C. https://t.co/KUCh1G6zct

Scarborough boy Maison Hirstle, 4, 'hanged' by hoodie

<b>The death of a four-year-old boy found hanged by his hoodie has been described as an "extraordinary" accident by a coroner.</b><p>Maison Hirstle, from Scarborough, North Yorkshire, died in October 2016 when his hood snagged on the front door of the flats he lived in.<p>A neighbour found the boy hanging after …

Harlequins’ Demetri Catrakilis remains in hospital after throat injury

• Fly-half sustained fractured bone in throat after a tackle<br>• Catrakilis stopped breathing and needed oxygen<p>Demetri Catrakilis, the Harlequins fly-half who stopped breathing after sustaining a broken bone in his throat when trying to tackle the Gloucester centre Andy Symons during the Premiership …

Don’t forget that facial petechiae may be a sign of physical abuse

• Richard M Jones, clinical senior lecturer in forensic pathology<p>Wales Institute of Forensic Medicine, Cardiff University School of Medicine, …

Chester Bennington: Linkin Park vocalist 'took his own life'

<b>Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington has died aged 41, LA County Coroner says.</b><p>The coroner said Bennington apparently hanged himself. His body was found at a private home in the county at 09:00 local time (17:00 GMT) on Thursday.<p>Bennington was said to be close to Soundgarden vocalist Chris …

A rash localised around the eyes

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Managing the Hanging Injury

<b>Author: Angela Hua, MD (EM Resident Physician, Mount Sinai Hospital) // Edited by: Alex Koyfman, MD (EM Attending Physician, UT Southwestern Medical</b> …

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