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Old 01-09-2015, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Shodan View Post

The British government put together a table to determine how far a hanging subject should be dropped in order to break the neck and kill, but without severing the head. Note that a 120-lb. subject needs to be dropped well over seven and a half feet in order to reliably break the neck. To actually sever the head, one would have to generate considerably more force over a considerably shorter distance, and is thus that much less likely.
Sure but that is for a rope. This guy used his hands. Probably Wolverine hands.