The procedures appear to have been carried antemortem with some
attention to detail, but was not sutured or dressed. The residual
stumps of the limbs remained undressed and no effort appears to have
been made to apply surgical therapeutic intervention. The amputations
appear to have been performed by a surgical instrument, one used with
an ordinary degree of skill and competence.
The genitalia are those of a normally developed adult male.
EVIDENCE OF INJURY:
The decapitation is the most obvious evidence of injury.
EVIDENCE OF RECENT MEDICAL TREATMENT:
The evidence of the use of a carotid arterial trocar and residual
presence of DMSO in the tissues and remaining organs of the body
suggest an unusual embalming and preservation procedure has been
OTHER IDENTIFYING FEATURES:
There are none.
The body was opened with the usual Y incision...
(The report follows the template set out below and contains a lot of
medical jargon. I have highlighted bits that are mostly jargon free and
appear common to all three cases.)
Unusually the heart and great vessels contained no liquid blood and no
postmortem clots. The heart weighs 305 grams. The epicardial surface
has an unusually a low count of adipose tissue. The coronary arteries
are free of atherosclerosis. All blood has being purged. Traces of DMSO
and Formamide show evidence of an unusual attempt at arterial pressure
purging of the blood from the deceased.
The lungs weigh 550 grams and 500 grams, right and left, respectively.
The pleural surfaces are free of exudates.