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The state medical examiner that helped send a Natchez man to death row 15 years ago for reportedly shaking a baby to death testified Monday that baby's injuries could have come from a fall. 

The convicted man has contended from early in the investigation that he accidentally dropped the baby, but did not shake the child to death. 

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered the hearing in Circuit Court Judge Forrest "Al" Johnson's court for Jeffrey Havard, now 38, to determine if a new trial is warranted based on shifting belief in the medical community about shaken baby syndrome. 

Havard insists he accidentally dropped his girlfriend's baby, Chloe Madison Britt, causing her to hit her head on the toilet. 

The doctors testified during the 2002 trial Britt definitively died of shaken baby syndrome, and offered no other potential cause of death. 

Dr. Steven Hayne, who conducted the autopsy of Britt, was one of the doctors suggesting shaken baby syndrome was the cause of Britt's death. On Monday, Hayne said the Havard case is not purely a shaken baby case due to the injuries to the head. 

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