Death due to homicidal decapitation – a case report

  • Samjhana Ghimire Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Lagankhel, Nepal
  • Srijana Kunwar

Abstract

Homicidal decapitation is extremely uncommon. We report a rare case of a 41-year female, from Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal, who was decapitated by her husband in their bedroom with the use of a ''Khurpa'' a sharp local knife.

Keywords: decapitation, forensic, homicidal

Published
2019-10-15
Section
General Section - Case Reports