Apparently, the smell of death is surprisingly pleasant in early stages of body decomposition

  • Anna Williams

Press/Media: Expert Comment


“A body smells pretty rank, but there are changes over time with different stages of decomposition,” said Researcher Dr Anna Williams, from the University of Huddersfield. “In the first few days the body is going through a process of autolysis, which is basically the self-digestion of cells.

Period7 Sep 2015

Media coverage


Media coverage