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Better care for Michael Stone might still not have prevented the killings

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: (Published 28 September 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:670
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    Serious mistakes were made in the care and treatment of Michael Stone, the killer of Lin and Megan Russell, but better care might still not have avoided the killings, the report of an independent inquiry has concluded.

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    Michael Stone has a severe antisocial personality disorder

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    Robert Francis QC, who chaired the inquiry into the involvement of the health, probation, and social services with Mr Stone before he bludgeoned the mother and daughter to death on a country lane in Kent in 1996, said: “This is …

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