The child's parents insisted on a post mortem
, claiming that the doctors who treated their baby had tried cover up the "actual cause of death."
The post mortem
was being carried out at the Famagusta hospital because the morgue there was not used often, which meant there was a lesser risk of contagion than if the procedure was done in Nicosia, health officials who suspected meningitis said.
Gerry Warner had attended post mortems
during his career as a policeman and had told his family that he did not want to undergo one after his death.
Multiple post mortems
on victims of crime will no longer be standard under new protocols rubber-stamped by legal chiefs.
A total of 26 inquests, which have been opened and adjourned, are currently on hold after issues were raised about the quality of post mortems
carried out by Dr Khalid Ahmed, who was sacked from his job last month as a consultant histopathologist for Pennine Acute NHS Trust at the Royal Oldham Hospital .
Meanwhile, Marios Matsakis, a former state pathologist has been engaged on behalf of the couple's relatives but has not yet been able to examine the crime scene, he told Phileleftheros, which he reportedly said was just as important as attending a post mortem
in terms of evidence gathering and reaching conclusions.
"The death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem
is due to take place early next week.
A POST mortem
was today being carried out on a three-month-old boy.
LAWYERS and experts were meeting in Perugia, Italy, today to discuss whether they need to carry out a second post mortem
examination on the body of murdered British exchange student Meredith Kercher.
THE pathologist who carried out the controversial post mortem
on Jean Charles de Menezes faces being struck off.
The post mortem
will take place at Inverness's Raigmore Hospital.