Stabbed and Then Drowned

by Deborah L
(Moses Lake, Wash)

Photo Credit:  Ségozyme

Photo Credit: Ségozyme

If a body that is submerged in water but has some type of puncture wounds to the torso (chest and stomach area)will it remain submerged or float to the top after a period of time. Is the gas released only released in the stomach and chest, the large cavaties of the human corpse, or everywhere?

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Forensic Q & A.