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PostMortem Records 1947 I

13 Feb-9 May 1947
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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: Seconal poisoning, 15 Feb 1947; 2 cases of carbon monoxide poisoning, 17 and 18 Feb 1947; bullet through the brain, 12 Mar 1947; judicial execution, 18 Mar 1947, 26 Mar 1947, 15 Apr 1947; suicide ? phosphorus poisoning, 19 Apr 1947; hanging, 1 May 1947; some inserted manuscript and typed notes

The following cases are already in the public domain:
Rex v Ellen Emma Hill (abortion), 13 Feb 1947
Rex v Hart infanticide, 18 Feb 1947
Rex v Charles Henry Jenkins, G J Geraghty and T J P Rolt, 30 Apr 1947


13 Feb-9 May 1947

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