Ligature induced blister formation in hanging—the “pinch” effect
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A 67-year-old man with a history of previous suicide attempts was found hanging by a natural fiber cord (5 mm in diameter) in his garage. This had been doubled and looped around his neck twice with no knot.
Compliance with ethical standards
This article does not contain any studies with human participants performed by any of the authors. Approval to report the case was given by Forensic Science SA, Adelaide Australia.
This study was not funded.
Conflict of interest
The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.