- Jan 4, 2012
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I'm new to the thread so I am not sure exactly what y'all have covered. However, in reading the autopsy it says that he had petechiae of the left and right palpebral conjunctiva (the whites of his eyes). I found a medical journal article that states that the petechiae is not usually found in hangings but in strangulation. The article states that is how they usually discern between the two. Thoughts??
Hi Sweetpea. So the petechiae is found mostly in strangulation deaths, I see. Does that mean he could have strangled himself with that exercise band rather than hanging himself with it? I also believe I read his hyoid bone was not broken.