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Philadelphia Officials’ Mishandling Of MOVE Remains ‘Absolutely Despicable, Incomprehensible,’ Renowned Forensic Pathologist Says

Experts in the field of forensic pathology say there have been an incredible amount of missteps in this situation.

Source: CBS Local on
Published: 17 May 2021

He was brought in to fix Ontario’s forensic pathology system. Now he’s accused of ‘strong bias’ in investigating a baby’s death

Lawyer for Dr. Michael Pollanen says the chief pathologist will respond “fully and vigorously” to court filing by former Hamilton, Ont., pathologist.

Source: The Star
Published: 07 May 2021

Defense witness testifies baby in Licking County infant death case was stillborn

A South Carolina forensic pathologist testified her finding was based on her review of an autopsy report, tests performed and his gestational age.

Published: 18 May 2021

State pathologist Marie Cassidy's husband Philip, two kids, age and retirement

Marie and Philip live a quiet life together in a village outside London, not far from where their children are based, but she says her husband misses the buzz of Dublin

Source: rsvplive
Published: 17 May 2021

Pathologist’s report submitted to court in J-Bay murder accused’s ongoing bid for bail

A Pretoria specialist forensic pathologist’s report was led during Jeffreys Bay murder accused Donovan Wolf’s protracted quest for bail on Thursday.

Published: 07 May 2021

VPN Fireside Chats: Animal cruelty from the lens of forensic veterinary pathology

Ayla Musciano, VMD, discusses animal cruelty from the lens of forensic veterinary pathology. Dr. Musciano also provides an overview of animal abuse and neglect, and explores the link between animal abuse and interpersonal violence based on her work in animal crime investigation with law enforcement,

Source: Veterinary Practice News
Published: 06 May 2021

Marni Yang's attorney says injuries on Roni Reuter's body prove she's innocent

The attorney for Marni Yang, convicted of killing Rhoni Reuter more than 10 years ago, said forensic analysis of injuries on Reuter's body prove his client is not the killer.

Source: ABC 7 Chicago
Published: 18 May 2021

Forensic anthropologist helps police investigate bones found in Casco shed

Marcella Sorg, a research professor at the University of Maine, has been consulting with the state's chief medical examiner since 1977.

Source: Portland Press Herald
Published: 17 May 2021

Court told ballistics and forensic evidence link Jack Sadler to weapon and alleged crime scene

Former State Forensic pathologist Christopher Lawrence said Jake Anderson-Brettner would have died "pretty quickly" after a first shot through the back put a hole in the right ventricle of his heart causing lethal bleeding.

Source: The Examiner
Published: 13 May 2021

Forensic evidence details gruesome death of Jake Anderson-Brettner in murder trial of Jack Sadler

A forensic pathologist tells a jury that Tasmanian man Jake Anderson-Brettner was shot three times before his body was dismembered — an act that would have taken someone "at least half an hour".

Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation on
Published: 13 May 2021

Stark County Coroner's Office hampered by lack of pathologist

The departure of its forensic pathologist means the Stark County coroner's office has to be selective about which people who've died get autopsies.

Source: The Repository
Published: 13 May 2021

Pathologist still traumatized years after Sean Luke autopsy

After more than 15 years since she performed the autopsy on the body of six-year-old Sean Luke, forensic pathologist Dr Eastlyn McDonald-Burris has admitted that to this day she is

Source: Trinidad Express Newspapers
Published: 11 May 2021

Viewers call former State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy ‘fantastic’ in new show

RTE viewers called former State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy “fantastic” as she looked back on old cases in new show Dr Cassidy’s Casebook. In the 3-part series, Dr Cassidy

Source: Irish Sun
Published: 10 May 2021

Cyril Wecht's memoir tells renowned forensic pathologist's personal story

The same holds true for his recently published memoir, “The Life and Deaths of Cyril Wecht: Memoirs of America’s Most Controversial Forensic Pathologist.” The book, written by Wecht and Jeff ...

Published: 02 May 2021

Former State Pathologist Marie Cassidy reveals she used to switch on Coronation Street to help her switch off from work

FORMER State Pathologist Marie Cassidy has revealed she used to switch on Coronation Street to switch off from her job. The forensic expert worked as the Deputy State Pathologist from 1998 until

Source: Irish Sun
Published: 09 May 2021

Forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden warns ‘we are not finished’ with COVID

Forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden, New York City’s former chief medical examiner who testified at O.J.’s trial, was on the Eric Garner chokehold case and examined Jeffrey Epstein’s ...

Source: Page Six
Published: 21 Apr 2021

Detained Mississippi man dies after being kneeled on by officer, according to a report

A new report from a forensic pathologist states that a man detained in a Mississippi jail was reported dead after being kneeled on by a police officer.According to the forensic pathologist, the Mississippi man died the same way that George Floyd did.The ...

Source: WAPT
Published: 26 Apr 2021

RTE viewers all say the same thing about former State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy in new show

RTE viewers hailed Dr Marie Cassidy as "fantastic" as the former former State Pathologist reflected on the issues and cases which shaped her career in Ireland. The new three-part TV programme Dr Cassidy's Casebook continued on RTE One on Monday night.

Source: Irish Daily Mirror on
Published: 11 May 2021

Memoir details career and personal story of renowned forensic pathologist Cyril Wecht

“The Life and Deaths of Cyril Wecht: Memoirs of America’s Most Controversial Forensic Pathologist,” written by Wecht and Jeff Sewald, details his personal and professional life starting with ...

Source: WPXI
Published: 03 May 2021

South Africa: Unidentified Bodies in Gauteng - How the System Works and Plans to Improve It

In 2020, the Gauteng Health Department recorded 1 173 unidentified bodies in the province's 11 forensic pathology service mortuaries. The mortuary in Germiston recorded the most unidentified ...

Published: 04 May 2021

Turning 90, Cyril Wecht reflects on high-profile cases, new memoir

Dr. Cyril Wecht has been called “the Godfather of forensic pathology.” Wecht, 90, has been involved in investigations into the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and presidential ...

Published: 30 Apr 2021

Story behind Contra Costa jail death finally revealed: Oakland man died on operating table after being beaten during free time

On Friday, jurors heard testimony from forensic pathologist Dr. Ikechi Ogan, as well as two sheriff’s deputies who worked as jail guards and the lead investigator into the death. According to ...

Source: Mercury News
Published: 03 May 2021

Editorial: Short takes on professional ethics, dumb dating admissions, and a good 'genocide' call

Dr. David Fowler, a retired forensic pathologist and former chief medical examiner for the state of Maryland, testifies in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin.

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Published: 30 Apr 2021

A forensic pathologist being sued by the family of a Black man killed by police is testifying for Derek Chauvin's defense

A forensic pathologist for the defense testified George Floyd's death was due to a heart condition. Dr. David Fowler's testimony sharply diverged from that of previous medical experts in the trial. Fowler is being sued by the family of another Black man ...

Source: Yahoo News
Published: 15 Apr 2021

Geriatric Forensic Medicine and Pathology

This text provides an up-to-date guide to all facets of geriatric forensic pathology, with contributions from experts from a variety of disciplines. Packed with color illustrations and case examples, chapters cover inflicted, self-inflicted, and accidental ...

Source: Cambridge University Press
Published: 06 Apr 2021

Forensic pathologist says George Floyd death was not sudden or caused by overdose

At Derek Chauvin's trial, forensic pathologist Dr. Lindsey Thomas testified that based on the videos, "there was nothing sudden" about George Floyd's death and also explained how she was able to ...

Source: MSN
Published: 09 Apr 2021

With George Floyd, a Raging Debate Over Bias in the Science of Death

Critics say the profession of forensic pathology has been slow to acknowledge how big a role bias may play in decisions such as whether to classify a death in police custody as a homicide.

Source: New York Times
Published: 15 Apr 2021

Forensic Pathologist Says Manner of Floyd's Death 'Undetermined'

Testimony in Derek Chauvin's murder trial is nearing the end. Jurors heard from a Maryland forensic pathologist Wednesday who said George Floyd died of sudden cardiac arrest due to heart disease ...

Source: Patch
Published: 15 Apr 2021