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Notes on autopsies, etc.

Sep 1938-Dec 1938
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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: 21/3 strychnine suicide; 21/18 poison - Luminal; 21/51 Medinal poison; 21/63 cyanide poison; 21/75 anaphylactic shock from serum treatment for scarlet fever; 21/87 asbestosis; 21/114 aspirin poison; 21/186 heart disease and overdose digitalis; 21/190 accident while experimenting with apparatus for self-administration of nitrous oxide

The following cases are already in the public domain:
21/55 Rex v G A Badham murder
21/76 murder of A Izzard at Chartham Mental Hospital
21/84 Rex v Leslie Charles Clements murder
21/95 judicial execution G Brain
21/105 Rex v Spindler Sharp and Hooper
21/126 Rex v Joseph Dell murder
21/164 Rex v Binskin manslaughter


Sep 1938-Dec 1938

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1 box of index cards

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