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PostMortem Records 1945 III Reports all furnished

14 Feb-11 Apr 1945
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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: aspirin poisoning, 26 Feb 1945; death from acute infection through wound in uterus due to attempt to procure abortion, 28 Feb 1945; death due to war operations (shock from explosion close by), 6 Mar 1945; judicial execution, 8 Mar 1945; some inserted slips, handwritten and typed, with notes on cases

The following case is already in the public domain:
Rex v Kathleen Ivy Banks (abortion), 17 Feb 1945


14 Feb-11 Apr 1945

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