Smellie and Hunter - were they Burkers?

This research suggests that William Smellie and William Hunter, influential surgeons of the Georgian period may have been involved in murders to get their subjects for anatomy.

The Emperor's new clothes -- Shelton 103 (2): 46 -- JRSM

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Lisa Rosner said…
Shelton's article has drawn some criticism. I've posted links, plus my own response, at The Worlds of Burke and Hare.

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