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Cause of Death: Memoirs of a Home Office Pathologist

Cause of Death: Memoirs of a Home Office Pathologist (Paperback)

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Dr Geoffrey Garrett was for over 30 years a Home Office pathologist. This is his personal memoir, in conjunction with crime journalist Andrew Nott, of many infamous, unusual and heartbreaking cases and a fascinating history of his professional life, giving a unique insight into a pathologist's work. Beginning with a no-holds-barred account of the basic methodology of a post-mortem examination, the book chronicles many memorable cases, including: The discovery of a preserved body on the Yorkshire moors later identified as the first victim of the Moors Murderers The murders of three policemen plus the apprehension of a murderer who turned out to be a policeman's son An examination of sex crimes The Moss: a seminal piece on Manchester's 'Bronx' - Dr Garrett reveals life in the ghetto, the drug gangs and how they operate How a man's face, burned beyond recognition, was reconstructed to help solve a murder Plus examples of many other baffling crimes which were resolved on the pathologist's table.

BiographyBiography: generalMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineForensic medicineMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePathology Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Publication Date: 24/05/2001 ISBN-13: 9781841192956  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr Geoffrey Garrett was the Home Office pathologist for the North West of England for over 40 years. He lives in Worsley, Manchester. Andrew Nott has been a crime reporter for the Manchester Evening News for over 18 years. He lives in Warrington, Cheshire.

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