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Notes on autopsies, etc.

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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: 22/1 fall downstairs in blackout; 22/52 treatment of syphilis by Novostabs; 22/104 Poison - Aconite Belladonna and Camphor linament; 22/166 barbiturate poisoning; 22/167 cut throat + cyanide poisoning; 22/175 Simmonds Disease; 22/178 bullet wound culpable homicide; 22/179 salmonella; 22/186 bedsores and acute parotitis; 22/300 poison Phanoderm and Sedormid; 22/315 suicide by inhaling vinyl ether; 22/332 poison amanita phalloides taken in mistake for mushrooms
NB these cards only cover Jan-26 Aug 1941, with a single card for 15 Oct

The following cases are already in the public domain:
22/49 Rex v Patrick Owen Walsh
22/305 judicial execution W H Walti
22/306 judicial execution K T Drucke



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1 box of index cards

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