Canadian Pathologist Repeatedly Wrong in Murder Diagnoses

An inquiry into one of Canada’s leading pathologists has revealed he was responsible for wrongful diagnoses, which resulted in a number of innocent people going to jail. The investigation looked at 45 cases where Dr Charles Smith had determined children had been murdered. They found that in at least 20 cases the children had in fact not been murdered. One man spent 12 years in prison after Dr Smith said he had raped and killed his niece, but the girl had not been raped and was not murdered

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