“Fr. Deignan was elderly man. He arrived first and said let’s move the body” – Statement from a family witness
Theresa Flynnn said ( Statement ) she had taken a sleeping tablet. Dr O’Sullivan said he gave her Valium at scene of murder. …………. Analysis of a blood sample taken from her that night recorded – No Barbiturates, Benzodiazephines, Salicylates, in analysis
Fr Niall Molloy PM July 8th July 1985
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 or heart disease – not severe.
Further investigation : Micropsy for evidence of hypertension
2 Neuropathological opinion on brain. Report in early August ‘85
( Harbison’s Signature 8th / July / 1985 )