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Notes on autopsies, etc.

Apr 1934 - Dec 1934
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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: 15/20 aplastic anaemia and chronic benzene poisoning; 15/35 "?sexual intercourse" (on top of weak heart) 15/101 Medinal poisoning; 15/113 opium poisoning; 15/115 Quadro-Nox posioning; 15/116 narcotic drug ?(Soneryl) poisoning; 15/118 suicide - run over by train; 15/132 live burial of infant; 15/258 luminal poisoning; 15/287 Sandoptal poisoning - also Butyl allyl Barbituric Acid; 15/291 Ministry of Pensions malingering case; 15/293 Weil's Disease (spirochaetal jaundice)

The following cases are already in the public domain:
15/52 F W Parker judicial execution
15/81 A Probert judicial execution
15/201 Rex v Firmston manslaughter
15/234 Rex v Marius Fritz Dinesen manslaughter
15/268 Rex v George Newman murder


Apr 1934 - Dec 1934

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1 box of index cards

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