The typical hanging death involves tightening of a ligature. Petechiae have been described on the oral mucosa, base of tongue, and epiglottis. Tongue protrusion between clenched teeth is a common but unspecific finding in a typical hanging death.

The typical hanging death involves tightening of a ligature. Petechiae have been described on the oral mucosa, base of tongue, and epiglottis. Tongue protrusion between clenched teeth is a common but unspecific finding in a typical hanging death.

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"Marbling" part of the putrefaction stage of human decomposition can be seen here above
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Five Stages(of decomposition) cookie by Claire Ratcliffe to be served at Delicious Decay: The Edible Body Farm. This event is meant to engage the public with delicious desserts alongside the fascinating topic of death

Five Stages(of decomposition) cookie by Claire Ratcliffe to be served at Delicious Decay: The Edible Body Farm. This event is meant to engage the public with delicious desserts alongside the fascinating topic of death

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An Introduction to the Work of a Medical Examiner: From Death Scene to Autopsy Suite by John J. Miletich, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0275995089/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_5RBRpb17C0NCM

An Introduction to the Work of a Medical Examiner: From Death Scene to Autopsy Suite by John J. Miletich, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0275995089/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_5RBRpb17C0NCM

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The autopsy theater near the morgue in the basement of New Orleans Charity Hospital.
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Professor Gunther Von Hagens performs an autopsy November 20, 2002 in London, England. The first public dissection of a human body in over 170 years and the first televised public autopsy was performed at the Body Worlds Exhibition. The man being dissected is a 72-year-old who died five months ago of a heart attack.

Professor Gunther Von Hagens performs an autopsy November 20, 2002 in London, England. The first public dissection of a human body in over 170 years and the first televised public autopsy was performed at the Body Worlds Exhibition. The man being dissected is a 72-year-old who died five months ago of a heart attack.

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