Concealment of the body in drug deaths

D. A. Hawley, D. J. Doedens, J. L. McClain, J. E. Pless

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Abstract

Discovery of a concealed body often leads to the assumption that the manner of death was homicide. However, in cases where death has resulted from illicit drug use or drug abuse, the body may be concealed to protect persons involved in drug abuse or drug marketing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)495-499
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Forensic Sciences
Volume34
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1989

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Substance-Related Disorders
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Street Drugs
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Pharmaceutical Preparations
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human being

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Hawley, D. A., Doedens, D. J., McClain, J. L., & Pless, J. E. (1989). Concealment of the body in drug deaths. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 34(2), 495-499.

Concealment of the body in drug deaths. / Hawley, D. A.; Doedens, D. J.; McClain, J. L.; Pless, J. E.

In: Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 34, No. 2, 1989, p. 495-499.

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Hawley, DA, Doedens, DJ, McClain, JL & Pless, JE 1989, 'Concealment of the body in drug deaths', Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 495-499.
Hawley DA, Doedens DJ, McClain JL, Pless JE. Concealment of the body in drug deaths. Journal of Forensic Sciences. 1989;34(2):495-499.
Hawley, D. A. ; Doedens, D. J. ; McClain, J. L. ; Pless, J. E. / Concealment of the body in drug deaths. In: Journal of Forensic Sciences. 1989 ; Vol. 34, No. 2. pp. 495-499.
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