Unusual Hanging DeathsCooke Clive Trevor M.B. B.S. B. MED. SCI. F.R.C.P.A.; Cadden, Gerard Andrew M.B., CH.B., (GLAS); Hilton, John Milton Napier M.B., CH.B., F.R.C.P.A.The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology: December 1988 Original Articles: PDF Only Abstract We describe the circumstances and medical findings of four unusual hanging deaths. In brief, the unusual features are tracheostomy, delayed death, self-multilation combined with severe neck injury caused by lengthy drop, and homicidal hanging in a young girl © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.