G20: Ian Tomlinson died of an abdominal haemorrhage

Dodgy pathologists, police cover-ups, letting the police investigate themselves, the officer who hit him being off sick (still not named publicly either)… is something good going to come out of all this?

Oh, the Met says soz, btw.

Wow, that first pathologist, Dr Freddy Patel is obsessed with coronary heart disease as the cause of violent death.

Update from The Guardian on the second post-mortem:

Today the City of London Coroners Court released the following statement:

“On 9 April 2009 HM Coroner for the City of London opened and adjourned the inquest into the death of Ian Tomlinson. In so doing he received evidence of identification and the provisional findings and opinion as to the medical cause of death, from a report prepared by consultant forensic pathologist Dr F Patel, instructed by HM Coroner to conduct the post-mortem examination. The pathologist’s final opinion must await the completion of additional tests.

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