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livid

1. (of the skin) discoloured, as from a bruise or contusion
2. of a greyish tinge or colour
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Postmortem lividity glove and stocking type was found in 29 cases of hanging.
External examination was carried out to gather information regarding rigor mortis postmortem lividity pattern of injuries if any and physical state of body.
In fresh bodies, early postmortem changes such as body cooling, rigidity, and lividity are used for the estimation of PMI [1].
(9) Obvious clinical signs of irreversible death include decapitation (separation of head from body), decomposition (putrefactive process; decay), dependent lividity (dark blue staining of the dependent surface of a cadaver, resulting from blood pooling and congestion), (10) transection, or rigor mortis (body stiffness that occurs within two to four hours after death and may take 12 hours to fully develop).
Haden's body had "lividity inconsistent with the position" in which it was found, an indication that the body had possibly been moved.