Manner Of Death - Madeira City Schools

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Introduction to Pathology
Manner Of Death
Autolysis – when a cell starts to
breakdown (cell membrane dissolves,
enzymes and other cell contents spill out
and digest surrounding tissues)
A forensic pathologist conducts an
autopsy to determine the manner, cause,
and mechanism of death.
 Dr. G Medical Examiner
Natural Death
Accidental Death
Suicidal Death
Homicidal Death
Manner Of Death
A man with a heart condition is attacked
and dies from a heart attack during the
assault. Is the manner of death accident
or homicide?
An elderly woman dies after being kept
from receiving proper health care by her
son. Is the manner of death natural or
In both cases it is Homicide