Late Post mortem Changes

Along with increase in time since death, the body undergoes changes due to autolysis or progressive degeneration. These changes can usually be observed 24 to 48 hours after death.

Bases on various enviromental condition, the changes that occur in the body may modified. These changes include:

  • Putrefication/decomposition
  • Adipocere
  • Mummification
  • Skeletonisation