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Molten gold was poured down his throat until his bowels burst
  1. A S Breathnach,
  2. P A Riley
  1. Department of Medical Microbiology, St George’s Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London SW19 3AT, UK;

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    We were intrigued by the paper of van de Groot et al describing the pathology of forced ingestion of molten metal1; however, we were concerned to note that at least one of the references was from a very dubious source. The statement that this method of execution was used …

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