I know mike mentioned this criminal pathologist in new York at the time of the lindbergh baby discovery. he should have been called in it would have been a better autopsy. for further reading on gettler the book the poisoners handbook by debra blum is very good and the dvd with the same title is good. it gives a lot of info on gettler.
Yes, Steve. The chemistry crowd seems to have had a lot to say about the Lindbergh kidnapping. I wonder why they didn't sent the Lindbergh baby corpse to Dr. Alexander Gettler? Gettler was the best... more
the question is could he have been called in. maybe being out of the area there was legal problems. I really don't know what the laws were at that time. he was light years ahead of a lot of coroners. ... more
Dr. Alexander Gettler and Dr. Charles Norris. The subtitle of Deborah Blum's book, The Poisoner's Handbook, should have included the names of these two men. After all, they are the focus of the book! ... more