Casper's Dictum - A Forensic Rule of Thumb

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Amongst reeking gassy corpses

Casper hatched his dark science

Medical examiners now unite

Bring Casper's Dictum to scientific light

- Casper's Dictum, The County Medical Examiners

Johann Ludwig Casper (1796-1854)

Casper's Dictum

One week of decomposition in air is equivalent to two weeks in water, which in turn is equivalent to eight weeks in the ground.


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