Category Archives: Forensic radiology

Includes VIRTUAL AUTOPSY and VIRTOPSY.
Computed tomography, CT scans or x-rays used in lieu of (or to assist) post mortems.
Journal articles will include experimental studies, case studies.
EXCLUDES case studies where patient had a CT scan PRIOR to death.

Australians to access MH17 site soon

The Sydney Morning Herald July 23, 2014

Australian experts on the ground in Ukraine are hoping they’ll soon have access to the Malaysian Airlines MH17 crash site. The prime minister’s special envoy, retired Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston, says things are moving quickly near the site and his team should get access “in the near future”.

Malaysian and Dutch authorities had been granted access to the site but only three people were permitted to enter at one time, he said.  Continue reading…

Other related articles

Surrendered black boxes ‘in good condition’  Sydney Morning Herald

Australian Federal Police join international investigation into MH17  News.com.au

MH17: Fewer bodies on train than thought as forensic experts begin examining Malaysia Airlines crash victims

ABC News  July 23, 2014

The head of the Dutch forensic team in Ukraine says a train carrying the remains of MH17 victims contains significantly fewer bodies than claimed by pro-Russian rebels.

The separatists said there were 282 bodies on the train but only 200 have been found.  Continue reading…

Other related news articles

MH17 crash: families’ worst fears realised as bodies go missing  The Brisbane Times

MH17: Train with remains of Malaysian Airlines plane crash victims arrives in Ukraine’s Kharkov  ABC News

Journey of MH17′s victims: A road full of darkness, a train trip full of delays  The Sydney Morning Herald

 Identifying MH17 victims to take ‘months’  Sky News

The impossible challenge of identifying bodies from MH17  The Washington Post

Qld police identify burnt torso found near Gympie

ABC News Bruce Atkinson 18 July 2014

Police have identified burnt human remains that were found near Gympie in southern Queensland last year.
A man’s torso was found at Cedar Pocket, east of Gympie, last September.
Detective Inspector Bruce McNab said the remains were those of a 66-year-old man from Tanawha, south-west of Maroochydore.

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Update

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

Gerard Baden-Clay guilty of murder [Compilation]

Brisbane Times Marissa Calligeros 15 July 2014

Former prestige Brisbane real estate agent Gerard Baden-Clay has been found guilty of murdering his wife Allison two years ago.

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Day 21 Gerard Baden-Clay trial – the verdict

Statement from Allison Baden-Clay’s family

Baden-Clay trial: Key arguments from prosecution and defence

Baden-Clay guilty of murdering wife

Gerard Baden-Clay given life sentence for murder of wife Allison  (includes sentencing remarks)

Gerard Baden-Clay guilty of murder

Gerard Baden-Clay guilty of murdering wife Allison and sentenced to life in jail

Baden-Clay jury yet to reach verdict

ABC News 14 July 2014

The jury in the Brisbane murder trial of accused wife killer Gerard Baden-Clay has finished a third day of deliberating without reaching a verdict.

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Jury deliberations interrupted again

Baden-Clay jurors told to acquit if ‘any reasonable possibility’ of innocence

Judge to jury: Guilt must rely on facts

Day 16: Gerard Baden-Clay on trial accused of murdering wife Allison in 2012

Courier Mail Brooke Baskin 8 July 2014

Mr Byrne gave a forensic and methodical closing address to the jury at the opening of the trial’s fifth week.

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Baden-Clay defence wraps up case

Gerard Baden-Clay Trial Coverage: Day 15, Week 5 [Compilation]

Baden-Clay murder trial hears closing submissions

Murder jury asked to ignore infidelity

Day 15: Gerard Baden-Clay on trial accused of murdering wife Allison in 2012

Low morals ‘don’t make Gerard a killer’

Baden-Clay death theories proposed

Did drug-affected Allison jump?’

Register for the new CKN (Clinicians’ Knowledge Network)

Queensland Health’s new CKN is now available.  The CKN provides access to a range of Point of Care resources as well as Medicines resources such as MIMS Online and Micromedex.

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Verdict looms in Baden-Clay murder trial

Courier Mail David Murray 7 July 2014

A JURY will this week retire to consider its verdict on whether Gerard Baden-Clay murdered his wife Allison.

The Brisbane Supreme Court trial ­resumes today for the defence and prosecution to make their closing arguments.  Justice John Byrne will sum up, and then it will be in the hands of the seven men and five women of the jury.

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‘A catastrophe waiting to happen’