In your own words, answer this unit’s discussion questions in a main post (recommended minimum 300 words), and respond to at least two peers’ postings (recommended minimum 75 words).

After you have reviewed the Assignment Details below, click the Discussion Board link under the My Work heading above to open the Discussion Board and make your post.

Assignment Details

Part 1

Select a U.S. state, and research the number of deaths that occur while in custody for that state for the most recent 5-year time period available.

· Provide statistics for the state you have chosen including gender, race, and ages for those who died from illness, AIDS, suicide, homicide, substance abuse, accident, and other/unknown (30%).

Part 2

Then, listen to the two-part excited delirium debate in your course materials:

· Unit 5- Excited Delirium Syndrome 

In the two-part series, two subjects die. Respond to the following:

· Did the subjects die as a result of drug usage, preexisting medical conditions, or excessive use of force by police? What is your opinion?

· In addition to your opinion, provide facts to back up your claim.

Class: Medicolegal Death Investigation DB week 5