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Notes on autopsies, etc.

Sep 1937-Mar 1938
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Spilsbury, Sir Bernard (1877-1947), Forensic Pathologist
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Cases include sudden deaths from a variety of natural causes, accidents (including medical accidents, especially anaesthesia-related), suicide, and criminal abortion, also suspicious deaths of infants, as well as cases of murder and manslaughter. Among the cases of particular interest: 19/7 aspirin poisoning; 19/36 mummified infant; 19/67 jumped in front of train; 19/72 aspirin poison - body parts mummified; 19/78 aspirin poisoning misadventure; 19/79 Medinal poisoning; 19/132 aspirin poisoning; 19/150 chloroform poisoning suicide; 19/164 barbiturate and morphine poisoning; 19/221 barbiturate poison; 19/222 barbiturate poison (Luminal); 19/232 aspirin poison and acute mania

The following cases are already in the public domain:
19/24 Rex v Sullivan and Sullivan and Williams murder
19/163 Rex v Fordham murder
19/263 Rex v Teasdale murder


Sep 1937-Mar 1938

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1 box of index cards

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