After 32 7ears we finally got to see a copy of this report
Provisional Post – Mortem Result
Fr Niall Molloy PM July 85
1 subdural Haemorrage associated with bruising to right eye socket
2 Slight enlargement of left ventricle of heart associated with a mild to moderate degree of atheroma of coronary arteries – insufficient to cause death.
Death primarily the result of No 1 head injury
Pathological opinions on the cause of Pulmonary Oedema
No 2 Above might be at varience with a ‘ Cerebral Lung’ explanation e.g. inhalation of vomit , no evidence on clothes or at scene of heart disease – not severe.
Further investigation : Micropsy for evidence of hypertension
2 Neuropathological opinion on brain. Report in early August ‘85
Signed ( Harbison’s Signature 8th / July / 1985 )