Originally Posted by DJA
"Baxter: Or any instrument such as a medical man would use for post-mortem purposes?
Phillips: No ordinary case would contain such an instrument.
Note that Phillips says quite clearly that the murder weapon was not of the kind that one would find in a post-mortem room"
Then why did Baxter, in his summing-up, state that the killer "must
have been someone accustomed to the post-mortem room"? It could well be argued that Baxter was putting his own agenda across with more emphasis than Phillips' more balanced answers permitted.