Fabricated homicides in Israel in light of the Intifada

J. Hiss, T. Kahana*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Fabrication of circumstances surrounding fatal events is not uncommon in forensic medicine. Reasons for this may include financial gain, shame and guilt. The use of a specific sociopolitical phenomenon as a fabricated scenario for lucrative purposes is reported. The importance of thorough scene of crime investigation and documentation, as well as a meticulous autopsy in order to determine the manner of death is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)189-193
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Clinical Forensic Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1995
Externally publishedYes


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