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Published: 07 April 2012

344 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199639175

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A new practitioner law publication

Effective Investigation of Child Homicide and Suspicious Deaths

David Marshall

Blackstone's Practical Policing

  • Foreword by Lord Laming of Tewin: 'This is a book specially designed to promote good practice and better outcomes for children and families. It is as readable as it is instructive.'
  • Offers the first practical guide to managing the police investigation of child death
  • Sets out the protocols and procedures relating to sudden and unexpected deaths in infancy (SUDI), suspicious cases, and homicide
  • Outlines the relevant procedures of inquests and the criminal and family courts
  • Summarises specific offences relating to child deaths, such as infanticide and familial homicide
  • Includes striking but sensitive personal accounts from the families of victims
  • Written by an experienced detective with over 30 years' experience, in consultation with paediatric pathologists, CPS lawyers and major crime investigators

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