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Scanning the Dead

Clip: Season 40 Episode 2 | 2m 10s

Virtual autopsies paint remarkably informative pictures of a body's post-mortem condition. Watch Dr. Anders Persson and his team get under the virtual skin of a victim in order to uncover more information about his death.

Aired: 01/10/13

Rating: NR

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