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Mother who drowned her five children is granted a retrial after witness gave false evidence

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 10 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:345

In the full version (on of this News article by Fred Charatan we wrongly said that Andrea Yates had been granted a new trial because an expert medical witness for the prosecution had lied at her original trial (BMJ 2005;330:112, 15 Jan). We should have said that the expert witness gave “false testimony” at her original trial.


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