Q. Doctor, how many autopsies have you performed on dead people?
A. All my autopsies have been performed on dead people.
Q: …and what did he do then?
A: He came home, and next morning he was dead.
Q: So when he woke up the next morning he was dead?
Q: Now doctor, isn’t it true that when a person dies in his sleeps, in most cases he just passes quietly away and doesn’t know anything about it until the next morning?
Q: Do you recall approximately the time that you examined the body of Mr. Edington at the Rose Chapel?
A: It was in the evening. The autopsy started about 8:30 p.m.
Q: And Mr. Edington was dead at the time, is that correct?
Q. Were you acquainted with the deceased?
A. Yes, sir.
Q. Before or after he died?
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