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Notes on autopsies, etc.

Nov 1935-Sep 1936
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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:17/38, 47, 74, 106 Pyramidon poisoning; 17/49 iodine poisoning; 17/50 oxalic acid poisoning; 17/51 aspirin poisoning; 17/94 Addison's Disease; 17/114 shooting by humane killer; 17/174 Quodrinox poisoning; 17/228 acute cocaine poisoning; 17/247 mummified body of an infant (from 1870); 17/248 impaction food mass in larynx; 17/249 Dialudide + phenacetin poisoning; 17/251 Luminal poisoning; 17/277 Allonal poisoning; 17/286 methylated spirit poison; 17/291 barbiturate poison; 17/293 acute poliomyeletis

The following cases are already in the public domain:
17/25 A T Brooks murder (Eva Porter)/suicide
17/126 Rex v Carmen Martha Alice Swann
17/182 Rex v Wm Young - shooting of 8 year old child
17/185 Rex v Maurice Charles Lee manslaughter - motor car case
17/193 Rex v Wallace Jenden murder
17/224 judicial hanging F H C Field
17/231 Rex v Wm Hurley manslaughter
17/238 Rex v Hadfield murder
17/241 judicial execution G A Bryant
17/258 judicial execution W Jenden
17/264 Rex v Alfred Stratford and Mary Ann Flynn murder
17/270 Rex v Robert Sheridan Moore murder


Nov 1935-Sep 1936

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1 box of index cards

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