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Dead Brit scientist was found with "4 electrocardiogram pads" on chest
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Is this a standard procedure when you're committing suicide nowadays? ?????????

Blair to face Hutton inquiry

BBC

The judge investigating the events surrounding the death of weapons expert Dr David Kelly has opened his inquiry and confirmed he intends to call Tony Blair as a witness. Lord Hutton began by telling a packed court room that the inquiry had been prompted by a "very tragic death" and that it would be fitting to stand for a minute's silence.

The senior judge spent the first 35 minutes of the session explaining how he will conduct the inquiry and who he will call to give evidence, including the prime minister, the Defence Secretary Geoff Hoon, BBC journalist Andrew Gilligan and Dr Kelly's widow. ...

He also revealed that Dr Kelly's body had been found with four electrocardiogram pads on his chest - one of the issues he wished to resolve.

Dr Kelly had a coronary artery disease which may have sped up his death though not caused it, the pathologist reported.

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3115243.stm

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  -Dead Brit scientist was found with "4 electrocardiogram pads" on chest Zan_of_Texas  Aug-01-03 12:35 PM   #0 
  - What are those pads used for?  party_line   Aug-01-03 12:40 PM   #1 
  - Deliver shocks to keep the heart pumping...  w13rd0   Aug-01-03 12:41 PM   # 
  - no  grasswire   Aug-01-03 12:43 PM   #5 
     - Would there be any indication if they were used to send rather than...  Junkdrawer   Aug-01-03 12:48 PM   #7 
        - I doubt that, but my first thought on reading  FlaGranny   Aug-01-03 01:12 PM   #15 
           - Suppose someone wanted to frighten him. They call him away...  Junkdrawer   Aug-01-03 01:27 PM   #22 
           - Well, to get really tinfoil here, how about  FlaGranny   Aug-01-03 01:34 PM   #24 
           - Life is stanger than fiction. See my edits on my previous post...  Junkdrawer   Aug-01-03 01:38 PM   #25 
           - I think you can tell when someone is DEAD.........  DagmarK   Aug-01-03 01:40 PM   #27 
           - Yes, you sure can, but  FlaGranny   Aug-01-03 01:59 PM   #36 
           - you don't need an ECG  short bus president   Aug-01-03 01:43 PM   #30 
           - I hope someone checks out the BRANDS of pads used......  DagmarK   Aug-01-03 01:39 PM   #26 
           - PS. Why slashed wrists? Well, if you shoot a dead body, the wound..  Junkdrawer   Aug-01-03 01:45 PM   #32 
           - Even if you removed them  Brian Sweat   Aug-01-03 01:41 PM   #29 
           - Could he have been rigged for a Holter (sic?) monitor???  jpak   Aug-01-03 03:49 PM   #48 
  - See Ashcroft, Torture, Gitmo  FoeOfBush   Aug-01-03 12:41 PM   #4 
  - No....They record  liberalnurse   Aug-01-03 01:21 PM   #19 
     - no, read back  grasswire   Aug-01-03 02:04 PM   #38 
  - say what???  grasswire   Aug-01-03 12:40 PM   #2 
  - the pads....  grasswire   Aug-01-03 12:41 PM   #3 
  - So why would he wander off  Loonman   Aug-01-03 12:44 PM   #6 
  - there wouldn't be any wires attached  grasswire   Aug-01-03 12:58 PM   #10 
     - So, sans wires  Loonman   Aug-01-03 01:15 PM   #17 
     - they look like this  SoCalDem   Aug-01-03 02:47 PM   #44 
  - Maybe from a Holter monitor  Enraged_Ape   Aug-01-03 12:54 PM   #8 
  - That is certainly a reasonable explanation and the most likely,  Brian Sweat   Aug-01-03 12:59 PM   #11 
  - but if he was wearing a holter monitor....  grasswire   Aug-01-03 01:01 PM   #12 
  - Several reasons the monitor may have been missing  Enraged_Ape   Aug-01-03 01:04 PM   #13 
     - But this is a guy who would leave a note.......  DagmarK   Aug-01-03 01:47 PM   #33 
        - Reported a few days ago that a note was found...  punpirate   Aug-01-03 03:25 PM   #46 
           - I can see the assassins sitting around watching T.V. and  alaine   Aug-02-03 01:12 AM   #53 
  - if he was suicidal.....why would he care what his heart condition was?  DagmarK   Aug-01-03 01:43 PM   #31 
  - What if he had an ECG done that day or the day before?  knowledgeispower   Aug-01-03 02:02 PM   #37 
  - My husband shaves his chest if getting an EKG.  FlaGranny   Aug-01-03 02:18 PM   #41 
  - yes  Jaybird   Aug-01-03 02:13 PM   #40 
  - So all the state's "theorizing" about "probably suicide, it seems"  DagmarK   Aug-01-03 12:55 PM   #9 
  - Here's the info on a Holter Monitor:  KoKo01   Aug-01-03 01:06 PM   #14 
  - Note that Holter's are only worn 24 hrs. & you can't get monitor wet!  KoKo01   Aug-01-03 01:24 PM   #21 
     - And if that is so......THAT DOCTOR heard about this.......  DagmarK   Aug-01-03 01:49 PM   #34 
  - If it was a monitor  ewagner   Aug-01-03 01:14 PM   #16 
  - Due to a heart condition  Pastiche423   Aug-01-03 01:41 PM   #28 
  - Why is it "normal" for someone to remove watch & glasses before suicide?  KoKo01   Aug-01-03 01:17 PM   #18 
  - "A botched assassination attempt????"  Cassandra   Aug-01-03 01:22 PM   #20 
     - if it was a holter monitor...  grasswire   Aug-01-03 01:30 PM   #23 
     - botched in the sense that it wasn't a very good coverup........  DagmarK   Aug-01-03 01:53 PM   #35 
  - What was the cause of death exactly???  alpizzy   Aug-01-03 02:13 PM   #39 
  - Timeline..  Junkdrawer   Aug-01-03 02:20 PM   #42 
     - Thank you....  alpizzy   Aug-01-03 02:28 PM   #43 
     - an EIGHT HOUR "walk"?????  SoCalDem   Aug-01-03 02:52 PM   #45 
        - My theory is on Posts 22 & 32...  Junkdrawer   Aug-01-03 04:46 PM   #49 
  - Any shrink will tell you....  musiclawyer   Aug-01-03 03:48 PM   #47 
  - and that's one of the reasons  Zan_of_Texas   Aug-01-03 11:48 PM   #50 
  - Remember That Guy In CO Who Cut Off His Arm????  otohara   Aug-02-03 12:16 AM   #51 
  - Maybe the pads are message from him as to who the killer is & why?  sinookas   Aug-02-03 12:53 AM   #52 
  - If he had a doctor monitoring his heart then wouldn't the  Rex   Aug-02-03 01:25 AM   #54 
  - Just wanted to  Eloriel   Aug-02-03 12:50 PM   #55 
 

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