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PostMortem Records 1941 XX

12 Oct-4 Nov 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: murder, strangulation by ligature 14 Oct 1941; murder, stab wound of head, partial strangulation, fractures of lower jaw, 19 Oct 1941; lift accident, asphyxiation due to compression of chest, 25 Oct 1941; septicaemia consequent upon abortion, 4 Nov 1941

The following cases are already in the public domain:
murder, Rex v Harold Dorian Trever, strangulation with ligature, 16 Oct 1941
judicial execution of Antonio Mancini, 31 Oct 1941


12 Oct-4 Nov 1941

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