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Geoffrey Garrett



Dr Geoffrey Garrett was the Home Office pathologist for the North West of England for over 30 years. He lives in Worsley, Manchester.

Andrew Nott has been a crime reporter for the Manchester Evening News for over 18 years. He lives in Warrington, Cheshire.

Cause of Death is their first book.

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Cause of Death

Geoffrey Garrett, Andrew Nott
Authors:
Geoffrey Garrett, Andrew Nott

Dr Geoffrey Garrett was for over 30 years a Home Office pathologist. This is his personal memoir, in conjunction with crime journalist Andrew Nott, of many infamous, unusual and heartbreaking cases and a fascinating history of his professional life, giving a unique insight into a pathologist's work. Beginning with a no-holds-barred account of the basic methodology of a post-mortem examination, the book chronicles many memorable cases, including:The discovery of a preserved body on the Yorkshire moors later identified as the first victim of the Moors MurderersThe murders of three policemen plus the apprehension of a murderer who turned out to be a policeman's sonAn examination of sex crimesThe Moss: a seminal piece on Manchester's 'Bronx' - Dr Garrett reveals life in the ghetto, the drug gangs and how they operate How a man's face, burned beyond recognition, was reconstructed to help solve a murderPlus examples of many other baffling crimes which were resolved on the pathologist's table.