Pathologist in Sally Clark case suspended from court workBMJ 2005; 330 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7504.1347 (Published 09 June 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:1347
- Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
The Home Office pathologist who failed to disclose key evidence that could have helped to clear Sally Clark of murdering her two babies was found guilty of serious professional misconduct by the General Medical Council last week. Alan Williams was banned from Home Office pathology work or coroners' cases for the next three years, but will be allowed to continue working as a consultant histopathologist at Macclesfield General Hospital.
Mrs Clark was jailed for life in 1999 …