Hair Growth After Death

by Ishwer Dutt
(Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India)

Photo Credit: Elvis Ripley

Photo Credit: Elvis Ripley

I'm a journalist working on a murder mystery case. A man disappeared and his body was found after seven days with no wounds and he was freshly shaven. My forensic science question is does facial hair continue to grow after death? If so, for how long?

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