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Group to review babies' deaths

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7405.10-a (Published 03 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:10
  1. Clare Dyer, Legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    England's attorney general, Lord Goldsmith, last week announced that he would be setting up a high level group to review the deaths of babies that involved Dr Alan Williams, a forensic pathologist who gave evidence for the prosecution in the case of Sally Clark, who was convicted but cleared after a second appeal of killing her two baby sons. (8 February, p 304)

    Dr Williams failed to disclose important results from microbiology tests on Mrs Clark's second son, Harry. The group, which will include representatives …

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