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Tomlinson pathologist 'not on register'


The BBC has learned that the doctor who carried out the first post mortem into the death of Ian Tomlinson should not have been on the Home Office Register of accredited forensic pathologists at the time.

Reporter Simon Cox explains why Dr Freddy Patel should not have carried out the post mortem. Professor of pathology Sebastian Lucas describes the system of forensic pathologist accreditation.

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