Provisional Post – Mortem Result

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.

 

OPINION

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 )

 

Coroner’s Report – Doctor named in evidence did not exist

Coroner’s Report

On page 7 of the Coroner’s Report which was presented as evidence.
Dr. Harbison wrote under the section
“Examination of the Brain ”
” On 30th July 1985 I examined the brain with Dr. Michael O’Halloran Consultant Neuropathologist at St. Laurences Hospital”

Dr. Harbison initialled the page before it was submitted as evidence.

NO SUCH NEUROPATHOLOGIST EVER EXISTED IN THIS COUNTRY.