Orensic Pathology Case Study: Problem E”

Read the attached case study (Problem E”) and answer the following:


1. Prior to autopsy, what is your impression as to:

a) The immediate cause and proximate cause of death?

b) What was the manner of death?

c) What happened to Steven physiologically?


a) What is the significance of the evidence located at the scene of death in relation to the medical findings?

b) What clues led you to this decision in part (a)?


a) Did the medications Steven was on have anything to do with his cause of death?

b) Why or Why Not?