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CPR may be withheld if (1) the victim has a valid Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order or (2) irreversible death has occurred as evidenced by signs such as rigor mortis or livor mortis.
His body was cold and was already showing the blue blotches of livor mortis on his face, indicating he had been dead for several hours.
If one person held his ankles and the other held him under his arms, there would be corresponding white interruptions of livor mortis in those spots.