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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: 7/2 "Death resulting from war injury"; 7/27 anthrax; 7/143 silicosis; 7/156 four mummified infants found - 3 in wooden box, 1 in suitcase - left behind in house previously occupied

The following cases are already in the public domain:
7/32 judicial execution of J Gillon
7/44 Rex v Albert Edward Symmonds murder
7/125 Rex v W R Hall murder
7/133 judicial execution of W H Kennedy
7/153 Rex v Croci murder
7/234 judicial hanging of W C Benson
7/260 Rex v R Hurn murder



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1 box of index cards

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