Pathologist in G20 protest case faces more GMC charges

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 15 December 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c7232
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

The pathologist who was criticised for his part in the investigation of the newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson’s death during London’s G20 protests last year faces fresh allegations in a hearing at the General Medical Council.

Freddy Patel is accused of “irresponsible” conduct and deficient professional performance in carrying out postmortem examinations in 2002 of Sally White, a prostitute who was the first victim of the serial killer Anthony Hardy, dubbed the Camden Ripper.

Ms White’s naked body was found in Hardy’s flat in January 2002. Dr Patel (full name Mohmed Saeed Sulema Patel) reported that she had died of natural causes despite blood stains …

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