manner of death


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manner of death

The fashion or circumstances that result in death, which are designated either natural or unnatural. Unnatural deaths are designated as accidental, homicidal, suicidal, or, in absence of a determination based on the balance of probabilities of the manner of death, undetermined.

manner of death

Forensic medicine The fashion or circumstances that result in death, which are designated natural or unnatural. See Natural death, Unnatural death. Cf Cause of death.
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Homicidal and suicidal sharp force fatalities: autopsy parameters in relation to the manner of death.
In addition, a detailed medico-legal investigation is required in order to elucidate the manner of death and correct interpretation of accidental nature of hanging.
330 Table 3: Mortality Rates Per 100,000 Persons by Race, Sex, and Age Group and Manner of Deaths, Louisiana, 1999-2010 Accidents AAM WM AAF WF All 0-14 0.
The most common manner of death was homicide (Table 1).
The overall distribution for manner of death in the autopsies (excluding natural causes) was 50.
conditions contributing due to (or as a to the death but not consequences related to the disease of) or conditions causing it Manner of Death How did the injury occur?
kill doesn't specify the manner of death and can apply to the death of anything.
For 434 deaths, the manner of death could not be determined.
We have concluded that the manner of death is accident, resulting from the abuse of prescription medications.
The military did not identify the detainee who died nor describe the manner of death.
Based on all of the evidence reviewed and examined and the autopsy findings, the cause and manner of death are as follows: CAUSE OF DEATH: Blunt force trauma to head and brain.
The evidence will show that back on February 3 of '03, before they even had a cause of death, let alone a manner of death, they had murder on their mind," Cutler said.