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Old 09-19-2018, 11:15 AM
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The blade that pierced the sternum was not described as triangular. In fact the blade was not described at all. It was just larger than the others.
One term used was 'dagger', which suggests a wider blade than the many penknife wounds. Whether the sternum wound was made by a single-sided blade, or double-sided, is also not clear.
A 'dagger' could have been either.
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