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The Use of Model Groups of Necrobiont Beetles (Coleoptera) for the Diagnosis of Time and Place of Death

Pushkin Sergey Viktorovich, Tsymbal Bohdan Mykhailovych, Nagdalian Andrey Ashotovich, Nuzhnaya Kristina Vladimirovna, Sutaeva Aida Nuridinovna, Ramazanova Savad Ziyavutdinovna, Maschenko Grigorova, Alina Nikolaevna, Mishvelov Artem Eugenievich
The article considers the issues of determining the time and place of death. Methodological materials for conducting a forensic medical examination are provided. The material will be useful both to entomologists studying the issues of decomposition of cadaveric mass in nature, and to medical personnel for whom it is a question of establishing the exact time of death.


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