NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 02, 1997
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Pete Williams) A report on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) featured; details given of new research results on whether SIDS runs in families after babies in the 25-year-old study were found to have been murdered. The reopening of a multiple SIDS case involving the mother Deborah Gedzius, who is now believed to have murdered her five children, outlined. ["Pediatrics" editor Dr. Jerold LUCEY, Cook County medical examiner Dr. Edmund DONOGHUE, National Insts. of Health Dr. Marian WILLINGER - says the multiple death theory was flawed.] Other cases mentioned.
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