Category Archives: Forensic Pathology

Laugh Out Dead – Chapter Six. Dead as a Dolfin.

Chapter one of LAUGH OUT DEAD can be found HERE If you have missed INTELLIGENT DESIGN: GENESIS, chapter one can be found HERE Chapter Six Dead as a Dolfin Tuesday the 31st I awoke on Monday morning in good spirits, … Continue reading

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Laugh Out Dead – Chapter Five

Continued from Chapter Four CHAPTER FIVE  THE HUMMINGBIRD’S WRISTWATCH  Wednesday the 25th I rose bright and early on Wednesday morning, and was delighted to find that Mrs Denford had prepared a full English. Urban-Smith was already at the kitchen table, browsing … Continue reading

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Laugh Out Dead – Chapter Four

Continued from Chapter Three CHAPTER FOUR A BEAUTIFUL WIDOW Tuesday, the 24th St Clifford’s Hospital was established in 1812 by Percival Clifford, a wealthy philanthropist who had made his fortune from the publication of exotic lithographs. The Hospital was originally … Continue reading

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Laugh Out Dead – Chapter Three

Continued from Chapter Two * CHAPTER THREE. PROFESSOR GORSHKOV LAID BARE. Monday the 23rd I spent the following morning giving evidence at coroner’s court. It was an open and shut case of suicide by strangulation. What made it somewhat irregular … Continue reading

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Laugh Out Dead – Professor Gorshkov’s unexpurgated autopsy report

“These are the findings of a post mortem examination carried out at 10 A.M on Tuesday, the 10th October, 2006 on the body of Professor Trofim Gorshkov. Professor Gorshkov is reported to have collapsed suddenly after an epileptic fit on … Continue reading

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Paging Dr Moorehead

Thank you for following this blog. I have been hoping to speak to you ever since I read your post, “I Bailed On My Medical Practice,” but your blog is closed to comments. As a proper, real, pucka, bona-fide, straight … Continue reading

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Laugh Out Dead – Chapter Two

Continued from Chapter One CHAPTER TWO. HE WHO LAUGHS LONGEST. Sunday the 22nd As always, it started with a death. It was Sunday afternoon in late October 2006, and I had been lodging with Urban-Smith for about two months. I … Continue reading

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Laugh Out Dead – Chapter One

CHAPTER ONE. A MEETING OF MINDS. Of course I had heard of him, even before I moved to London. Who hasn’t heard of the legendary Fairfax Urban-Smith, author, detective, paranormal investigator and one-man cause célèbre? It was the summer of … Continue reading

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Estimating time of death – pasta mortis and zebra mortis

Extract from The Werewolf of Wottenham Wood I put on some vinyl gloves and made a closer examination of the body. It had been a frenzied attack with blood, offal and tissue fragments spread for several feet around the poor … Continue reading

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