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Elementary! Crime-busting pathologist Sir Bernard Spilsbury solved so many cases he was nicknamed 'the real Sherlock Holmes'

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 26: A century ago, Britain's first forensic scientist Bernard Spilsbury made his name solving some of the most gruesome murder cases in our country's history. But the renowned pathologist also courted controversy because of his unswerving conviction that he was always correct.

SIR BERNARD SPILSBURY PICTURED IN HIS LABORATORY IN 1925

A century ago, Britain's first forensic scientist Bernard Spilsbury made his name solving some of the most gruesome murder cases in our country's history. But the renowned pathologist also courted controversy because of his unswerving conviction that he was always correct.
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