Category Archives: Clinical forensic medicine

Queensland cases of serious ADULT sexual assault, violent assault, forensic medicine, forensic evidence, medical evidence – particularly in cases where the victime is still alive.
Includes issues relating to rape kits, SAK (sexual assault kits), genital injuries during assault.
Includes deaths in custody, drugs in custodial context particularly watchhouse environments.
Includes transmission of Hepatitis/HIV/AIDS via skin injuries, spitting etc.
Includes toxicology analysis in suspicious death and driving matters.
Includes examination and treatment of police detainees.
Includes examination and investigation of health care related deaths.

Flatmate Fillipo James Musso tortures and stomps a female tenant in Nerang horror home

Gold Coast Bulletin Leah Fineran July 23, 201

A MAN who tortured a female flatmate with weapons and stomped on her face in a Nerang house of horrors has been jailed for more than four years.
Fillipo James Musso, 21, remained unrepentant yesterday as he was sentenced to four and a half years in prison, hurling expletive-laden threats towards detectives in the Southport District Court public gallery.

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Serious assault police charges, Wavell Heights

QPS News 20 July 2014

Two officers have been seriously assaulted whilst attempting to arrest a man at Wavell Heights this afternoon.  One female officer received a laceration to her nose while the other female officer received swelling and bruising to her ear.  Both officers were treated at the scene by Queensland Ambulance officers.

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Violent assault on female police

Shooting incident, Camira

QPS News 20 July 2014

Police are currently investigating an incident that occurred this evening at Camira in which a man appears to have sustained a single gunshot wound to his leg.  The man has been transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital with a leg wound.

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Man shot on Ipswich street

Shooting was not ‘random’ attack: Police

Serious assault police during a disturbance, Coen

QPS News 19 July 2014

Police have charged a 32-year-old woman from Coen after a police officer was bitten during an arrest last night.  The police officer received medical treatment for his injuries.

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Officer assaulted: Out of control event, Fitzgibbon

QPS News 19 July 2014

A police officer has been injured and a police vehicle damaged following an out of control party at Fitzgibbon last night.  It will be alleged that a police officer was punched in the back of the head and an object was thrown, smashing the front windscreen of a police vehicle.  The male officer sustained minor injuries but did not require medical treatment.

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Police officer hurt in party mayhem

Exclusive: ‘American Beauty’ murderer’s ex-lover Dr Michael Robertson speaks about his Baden-Clay trial cameo

Herald Sun [Melbourne] Shelley Hadfield July 17, 2014

WORLDS collided when Melbourne’s Dr Michael Robertson took to the stand in the Baden-Clay murder trial.
Dr Robertson himself has said friends used to joke that he was a walking advertisement for the negative consequences of an extramarital affair.
A forensic toxicologist, Dr Robertson was called to give evidence for the defence in Gerard Baden-Clay’s trial.
Dr Robertson, who now runs a forensic consulting service in Brisbane, told the Herald Sun yesterday that the Rose Petal case did come to mind when he was acting as an expert witness in the Baden-Clay trial.

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Facebook apology helps Ryan Charles Biddle avoid jail over coward punch in Emerald

Townsville Bulletin EMMA CHANNON July 18, 2014

A MAN who king-hit a stranger who he claimed was kissing his girlfriend on the dancefloor, has avoided jail after he apologised on Facebook.
Ryan Charles Biddle, 23, delivered the apology to his victim two weeks after the attack, saying it was out of character for him.

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Lawyers for Gerard Baden-Clay file appeal against conviction for murder of wife Allison

Brisbane Times Marissa Calligeros July 17, 2014

LAWYERS for Gerard Baden-Clay have filed an appeal against his conviction for murder.
A jury found Baden-Clay, 43, guilty of his wife Allison’s murder on Tuesday following a six-week trial at the Supreme Court in Brisbane.

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ABC News report

Man in custody after allegedly trying to kill policeman in Brisbane’s Holland Park

ABC News 16 Jul 2014

A man has appeared in a Brisbane court after allegedly trying to run down a policeman earlier this week.
It is alleged the officer fired several shots as Darryl Reg Albert Hayes drove his four-wheel-drive towards the officer at Holland Park, on the city’s southside, on Monday morning.
Hayes, 31, was charged with a string of offences, including attempted murder and armed robbery.

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Gerard Baden-Clay trial: Pathologist found signs of ‘blunt force trauma’

Brisbane Times Marissa Calligeros July 17, 2014

Queensland’s leading pathologist found slain Brisbane mother Allison Baden-Clay may have died of a subdural haemorrhage caused by “blunt force from an assault”.
But Dr Nathan Milne was barred from sharing his opinion with the Supreme Court jury that on Tuesday convicted Allison’s husband Gerard Baden-Clay of her murder.
Fairfax Media can now reveal the behind-the-scenes manoeuvre by Baden-Clay’s defence team, which successfully suppressed parts of Dr Milne’s autopsy report at the trial.