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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 …

Criminal Justice

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.

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 …

North Yorkshire

Harlequins’ Demetri Catrakilis remains in hospital after throat injury

• Fly-half sustained fractured bone in throat after a tackle • 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 …

Rugby Union

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, …

Medical Journals

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 …

Chester Bennington

A rash localised around the eyes

• Mitsuhito Ota, dermatologist and, director<p>Department of Dermatology, Chitose City Hospital Hokkou 2, Chitose, Japan<p>Correspondence to …

Secrets of Scotland Yard: Bone from a Voice Box – ComicWeb Old Time Radio

Scotland Yard

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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Explore the Body in 3D!

Explore the Body in 3D!

Explore the Body in 3D!

Explore the Body in 3D!

The story of the private escort murdered by her sugar-daddy millionaire

Headstrong, lovely, funny and happy.<p>Those are the words Georgina Symonds' mother, Deborah, used to describe her daughter as she was called as the …

Multi-millionaire sentenced to life for escort's 'carefully planned' murder

15:16<p>Statement from Leighton Mawer, Crown Prosecution Service<p>15:04<p>Family liaison officer DC Elaine Newbury is reading a statement on behalf of …

Man who dissolved PC Gordon Semple's body in acid jailed for life

Drug addict Stefano Brizzi, who strangled police officer before dismembering his body, to serve a minimum of 24 years<p>A crystal meth addict who murdered a police officer before using techniques seen in the US TV series Breaking Bad to dispose of his body has been jailed for life and will serve a …

Live updates as American businessman is sentenced for murdering student in Cardiff hotel

12:20<p>Hearing adjourned for the day<p>Mrs Justice Nicola Davies said: “I am very grateful for the assistance that has been given.<p>“I will now retire and I …

Is a Hangman fracture due to hyperflexion or hyperextension? #Roshquiz #PAstudent #PANCE #FOAMed

Policeman died 'during very dangerous sex game,' murder accused tells court

An alleged sadomasochist accused of murdering a policeman has told a court that the officer died while they were playing "a very dangerous …

Ahmed, Traumatic asphyxia severe chest trauma ,brain edema(Perthe's syndrome). came to my clinic last week #FOAMed

Non-fatal strangulation in sexual assault: A study of clinical and assault characteristics highlighting the role of intimate partner violence. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>To describe the prevalence, risk factors, signs and symptoms of non-fatal strangulation (NFS) in women referred to a Sexual Assault …


Jiah Khan death: Forensic expert says actress' injuries not explained correctly by investigators

A little over three years since <i>Nishabd</i> actress Jiah Khan was found hanging in her Mumbai apartment, her mother Rabia Khan hasn't stopped …


Former Met Police firearms officer who strangled wife spared jail 'because he had the decency to ring 999'

A former covert firearms officer for the Metropolitan Police has had his jail sentence for strangling his wife until she passed out suspended, …