Estimating Time of Death

by Joanne

Photo Credit: ToniVC

Photo Credit: ToniVC

I'm studying a forensic science module as part of my degree and I'm having trouble working some parts of my assignment out. Any help would be much appreciated!

The info given is that a female body was found which showed little rigor mortis and no livor mortis. The body was warm and first instar larvae were found on it.

I believe that the ambient temperature was around 14 degrees celcius. I'm having difficulty working out how long this person would have been dead.

Many thanks in advance!

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