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Retrial ordered over murder of Australian psychiatrist

BMJ 2008; 336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39587.372766.DB (Published 22 May 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1154
  1. Melissa Sweet
  1. 1Sydney

    The High Court of Australia has ordered a retrial of deregistered psychiatrist Jean Eric Gassy, and quashed his 2004 conviction for the murder of a former colleague, Margaret Tobin (BMJ 2004;329:759, 2 October, doi:10.1136/bmj.329.7469.759).

    Dr Tobin, who was director of mental health for South Australia, was shot four times on 14 October 2002, as she left a lift, returning from lunch to her office in central Adelaide.

    The …

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