Forensic and psychiatric aspects of joint suicide with carbon monoxide
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A case of joint suicide of a young woman and man who became acquainted in a suicide web forum and used this platform to make an appointment to commit suicide together is described. During their investigation, police were able to reconstruct the events by analysing the computer of the deceased women which was also found with the bodies. An indoor charcoal burning unit was used to release carbon monoxide as the method of suicide.
KeywordsJoint suicide Schizophrenia Internet Carbon monoxide Charcoal burning Barbecue
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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