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PostMortem Records 1941 XIX Reports all furnished

23 Sep-11 Oct 1941
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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: newly born male child (body found in a sack in the street) 30 Sep 1941; acute methylated spirit poisoning, 6 Oct 1941; fractured skull and injury to brain consequent on the passage of bullet across the head, 6 Oct 1941; Lysol poisoning, 9 Oct 1941; passage of a bullet thrugh the right lung, 11 Oct 1941

The following cases are already in the public domain:
murder, Rex v William Alfred Deane, 4 Oct 1941, penetrating stab wound to the heart
murder, Rex v J M Andrews, death from shock due to crushing injury of the face, 6 Oct 1941


23 Sep-11 Oct 1941

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