Guidance

Time of death estimations

This document provides guidance on the use of results from methods to estimate the time of death on the basis of heat loss from the body.

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The Forensic Science Regulator, in partnership with the Royal College of Pathologists, has published guidance on the use of time of death estimations based on heat loss from the body. There are a number of methods of time of death estimation based on different post mortem changes to the body. This guidance applies only to those based on heat loss from the body.

Published 26 September 2014