The typical hanging death involves tightening of a ligature. Petechiae have been described on the oral mucosa, base of tongue, and epiglottis. Tongue protrusion between clenched teeth is a common but unspecific finding in a typical hanging death.
Human bite mark photographed at autopsy. Bite marks with high evidentiary value that can be used in comparisons with the suspects’ teeth include marks from specific teeth that accurately record distinct traits.Each person has a unique dental arrangement and that these unique features are sufficiently replicated in a bite mark to identify an individual to the exclusion of all others.