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Falsely convicted Sally Clark dies suddenly

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: (Published 22 March 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:602
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. legal correspondent, BMJ

    A mother convicted and later cleared of murdering her two baby sons, whose case led to a fundamental rethink of the system of expert witnesses in UK courts, died suddenly last week at the age of 42.

    A coroner was told this week that preliminary results of a postmortem examination of Sally Clark indicated death from natural causes, but more tests will be done to try to establish definitively why she died four years after she was cleared on appeal of killing …

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