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Notes on autopsies, etc.

Date
Apr 1938-Aug 1938
Reference
PP/SPI/A.20
Part of
Spilsbury, Sir Bernard (1877-1947), Forensic Pathologist
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Description

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: 20/20 murder by person or persons unknown; 20/23, 25 Pyramidon; 20/40 hanging - accident - purpose obtain sexual gratification; 20/62 cut throat and digitalis suicide; 20/74 accidental death ammonia poison; 20/75 aspirin poisoning; 20/78 Prontosil treatment puerperal fever; 20/96, 112 cyanide; 20/127 ?sexual hanging; 20/157 hypoglycaemia from injection of insulin for treatment of schizophrenia; 20/162 heroin; 20/181 Addison's disease; 20/185 agranulocytosis poisoning Pyramidon in Yeast-vite; 20/224 bullet wound (Aspinwall), Rex v -- ; 20/238 Nembutal poison

The following cases are already in the public domain:
20/89 Rex v William Whiting murder
20/101 Rex v Gabriel W Eyre manslaughter
20/157 judicial execution A E Richards
20/66 judicial hanging W J Graves
20/169 Rex v John Michael Kingston murder

Publication/Creation

Apr 1938-Aug 1938

Physical description

1 box of index cards

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