The Jeffrey MacDonald Information Site is a compendium of information about the Jeffrey MacDonald case. MacDonald was convicted in 1979 of the murders of his pregnant wife and two small daughters. He is serving three life sentences for that brutal crime.

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Short Study File #52

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The Jeffrey MacDonald Information Site: Short Study File #52

Note from Christina Masewicz: Translation of the above document as I read it to be
The part marked above is bold in the translated copy

After consolation with DR. GEMMA later in the morning on 17 February, it was decided to insert a tube (thoracotomy) into the ACCUSED's chest as he then had a 40% pneumothorax.

JACOBSON is of the opinion that a doctor who inflicted a pneumothorax of this nature upon himself would not know what the final medical consequences would be.
JACOBSON indicated that the ACCUSED's chest wound was in the general area of his liver and diaphragm. He agreed with the defense counsel's statements that the other puncture type wounds in the left pectoral region of the ACCUSED's chest, . . . could have touched the lung and the lung could have healed itself. - - - " (p 615) and tha, reference head injuries, - - - there is no medical relation to what the injury looks like on the surface as to what damage it causes to the brain. . ." (p615).  (pps 586-680)


SP 7 WILLIAM F. IVORY, 508d Military Police Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, testified he was the CID investigator on duty on the night of 16-17 February. At approximately 0350 hours he was awaken by his radio monitoring set at which time he learned of the incident at 544 Castle Drive. IVORY telephone the duty photographer, gathered his investigative tools and went to the address with the PMI duty investigator HAGAN ROSSI. There was a light rain; it was quite cool and the ground was wet. Upon arriving around 0400 hours, IVORY observed four MP vehicles and an ambulance and about four MPs outside providing security.

IVORY passed through the 2 MPs at the front door and entered the living room. There he observed LT PAULK and four MPs standing by the desk. After IVORY was briefed by PAULK, IVORY requested PAULK to reduce the number of unnecessary personnel in the house. While they talked, IVORY observed the ACCUSED being wheeled (in a litter) through the living room and out of the house. IVORY was then escorted through the apartment at which time he made



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