Suicide by Homemade Hydrogen Sulfide in Turkey A Case Report

Uğur Koçak, Ahmet Hamdi Alpaslan, Murat Yağan, Erdal Özer
2016 Adli Tıp Bülteni  
Suicide is a major public health problem and globally the second leading cause of death among young adults. Most of deaths due to HS were seen among sewage or industrial workers because of acute exposure to this gas. Suicide by inhalation of homemade HS has been reported for the first time in Japan, in 2007. In this study, for the first time, a 24-years-old male university student (from Turkey) preparing homemade HS by using commercially available chemical products that were bought online in
more » ... er to suicide was reported. The case is discussed in the light of related literature.
doi:10.17986/blm.2016323754 fatcat:on7aaxiy7zc4lf7nvjrdcrzepa