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Identification in the Lockerbie Air Disaster
  • G. Moody, A. Busuttil
  • History, Medicine
  • The American journal of forensic medicine and…
  • 1 March 1994
In the aftermath of the Lockerbie air disaster, identification of the victims (plane occupants and local residents) was established by two primary methods: odontology and dactylography. Scottish lawExpand
Drug concealment in custody deaths--two cases.
  • A. Busuttil
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical forensic medicine
  • 1 June 1994
TLDR
Two cases are reported in which such concealment was discovered at autopsy after death had occurred while in police custody, and in one case the drug concealed was dihydrocodeine and was directly responsible for the death. Expand
Doctors and police custody
Medication in Police Custody
TLDR
To identify the extent of the requirement for medication in custody, a survey was carried out by questionnaire in Edinburgh over a period of one month, finding that 80 five per cent of the 127 detainees were carrying with them a variety of drugs or required to be given medication on a regular basis. Expand
Lockerbie and Dunblane: Disasters and Dilemmas
  • A. Busuttil
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • The Medico-legal journal
  • 1 July 1998
A common origin for dental porcelain derived from an accused's hand and the deceased victim of an assault
SummaryA small, solid fragment removed from a wound on a hand of a murder suspect was submitted to electron microprobe analysis and found to have the properties of dental porcelain. A sample ofExpand
The Certification and Disposal of the Dead in Major Disasters
TLDR
Some of the problems concerning the certification and disposal of the victims of a major disaster, as seen from the pathologist's point of view are ventilated. Expand
Radiological Investigation in a Major Disaster — The Lockerbie Panam Plane Crash
The LOCKERBIE INVESTIGATION differed from other major disaster investigations on a number of matters in particular its size, timing, venue, causation, multi-nationality and the multi-facetted legalExpand
The European council of legal medicine.
  • A. Busuttil
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • Journal of clinical forensic medicine
  • 1 March 1995