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WHS alum explores career working with the dead

For the first time last summer, the 2015 Worthington High School graduate got the opportunity to step out a fictional story and observe the work of a real life forensic pathologist at Sanford Health Pathology Clinic in Sioux Falls, S.D. She thought it was ...

Source: Daily Globe
Published: 16 Feb 2019

Susan Burdett's injuries likened to car crash by pathologist in Malcolm Rewa retrial

"Trying to determine time of death is really the last bastion of forensic pathology," he said. The doctor said the wounds Burdett suffered also required "a significant amount of force". "To fracture through the base of the skull requires a significant ...

Source: The New Zealand Herald
Published: 15 Feb 2019

Princess Diana was NOT pregnant or taking contraceptive pill when she died, reveals forensic scientist at heart of Operation Paget

Forensic scientist Professor Angela Gallop played a key ... insists his unproven claims about the couple are true according to a close friend. Here a pathologist who examined Princess Diana’s body reveals the questions people always ask him.

Source: The Sun
Published: 17 Feb 2019

Whoever killed man at Legion post was a ‘darn good shot,’ pathologist says

That was the opinion Dr. Wayne Ross, the forensic pathologist who did the autopsy, offered a Cumberland County jury Thursday on the second day of the capital murder trial for Robert “Rocky” Anderson Jr., the Carlisle man accused of the slaying.

Source: The Patriot-News
Published: 07 Feb 2019

‘Cold’: Forensic psychologist shares impressions of Josh Powell

A forensic psychologist who examined Josh Powell ... “I think there’s enough pathology and enough time and different circumstances, which I could see would be quite interesting,” Manley ...

Source: KTAR News
Published: 08 Feb 2019

No pathologist at Forensic Sciences Centre after aircon goes down

Questions were asked as to why there was no pathologist on duty at the Forensic Sciences Centre on January 31, 2019. National Security Minister Stuart Young responded to questions put forward by Opposition Senator Wade Mark during a sitting of the Senate ...

Source: Loop News
Published: 05 Feb 2019

Expert: Anton Black’s Autopsy ‘Blatantly Wrong’

The report absolves the officers who pinned him to the ground trying to subdue him. Famed forensic pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht disputes the findings of the Maryland State Medical Examiner’s ...

Source: Afro
Published: 13 Feb 2019

Police pathologist releases Eric Thompson’s autopsy results

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts — Forensic Pathologist, Dr. Valery Alexandrov, performed an autopsy on the body of Eric Thompson of Ponds Pasture on Feb.. He concluded that Thompson’s death was as a result of multiple gunshot wounds to the body. Police ...

Source: The St. Kitts-Nevis Observer
Published: 13 Feb 2019

Pathologist performs autopsy on murder victim number 4

The autopsy on the body of the federation’s fourth murder victim for this year has been done. Police said Wednesday that forensic pathologist; Dr Valery Alexandrov performed an autopsy on the body of Eric Thompson of Ponds Pasture on February 12 ...

Source: WIC News
Published: 14 Feb 2019

SoHum Murder Victim Had ‘Potentially Toxic’ Levels of Meth in His System, Pathologist Says

Georgia tourist Khanh Lam could have died from any one of five separate injuries, including four skull fractures and a lacerated kidney, the forensic pathologist who performed Lam’s autopsy ...

Source: Lost Coast Outpost
Published: 07 Feb 2019

Alesha MacPhail murder trial: Glasgow pathologist who examined girl said she had 117 injuries on her body

Pathologist Dr John Williams said that injuries appeared ... When asked if the injuries observed “were something he had witnessed before” in his years of forensic experience, including the damage sustained to the girl’s private parts, Dr Williams ...

Source: Evening Times
Published: 14 Feb 2019

Forensic pathologist testifies in trial of man accused of killing his girlfriend

After calling the province’s chief forensic pathologist to the stand Thursday, the Crown has wrapped its testimony in the trial of a man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2015. Duran Redwood was charged with second-degree murder in the death of ...

Source: CTV News Regina
Published: 24 Jan 2019

The forensic pathologist who shed light on police violence

Excerpted from an article that originally appeared in San Francisco magazine. Reprinted with permission. Bennet Omalu is not a man who seeks out controversy. He's been known to flee it, in fact. But it has a way of finding him. Last March, 22-year-old ...

Source: THE WEEK
Published: 27 Jan 2019

Attorney For EJ Bradford's Family: Our Pathology Reports Prove The Cop Should Face Criminal Charges

The family's attorney, Ben Crump, released the pathologist's findings on Monday. Specifically, the forensic pathologist, Dr. Roger Mitchell Jr., found that Bradford sustained three injuries, all of which allegedly entered his body from behind. Based on Dr ...

Source: Townhall
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Chief forensic pathologist Saskatchewan's highest-paid civil servant

Saskatchewan’s chief forensic pathologist was once again the province’s top-earning civil servant last year, taking home almost $70,000 more than the next-highest-paid government worker. Shaun Ladham was paid $400,026 during the 2017-18 fiscal year ...

Source: The StarPhoenix
Published: 06 Nov 2018

Forensic pathologist: Blunt-force trauma killed Maliko Gulch man

Murder defendant Jesse Hueu listens to testimony during his trial Friday morning in 2nd Circuit Court. He’s charged with second-degree murder in connection with the Dec. 11, 2014, baseball bat-beating death of Derrick Kualaau, 56, at his Maliko Gulch ...

Source: The Maui News
Published: 17 Nov 2018

Forensic Pathologist: Man Killed By Police 'Was Shot In The Back'

A Forensic Pathologist has confirmed that a 22-year-old man shot and killed by police in the Fox Hill area five years ago died from a single gunshot in the back, despite officers maintaining he was shot in the abdomen. Dr Caryn Sands, taking the witness ...

Source: Tribune242
Published: 07 Jul 2018

DuPage County forensic pathologist testifies in Quintonio LeGrier wrongful death case

A forensic expert testified Tuesday in the defense of a Chicago police officer accused in a civil case over the shooting death of 19-year old Quintonio LeGrier. Attorneys hired by the City of Chicago continued calling witnesses Tuesday. Forensic ...

Source: ABC 7 Chicago
Published: 26 Jun 2018

UK Forensic Pathologist is a Storyteller, Wearer of Many Hats

UK is the University for Kentucky. At UK, we are educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in our 150-year history. To read more about the UK story and how you can ...

Published: 01 Aug 2018

Forensic pathologist at Downey double murder trial says victims died by asphyxiation

A forensic pathologist who performed the autopsies on Sara Baillie and Taliyah Marsman says the Calgary mother and daughter died from asphyxiation. (**Warning: Graphic content) Dr. Bamidele Adeagbo is testifying at the trial for Edward Downey. Downey, 48 ...

Source: Calgary CTV News
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Homicides could be missed if forensic service collapses

The national forensic pathology service in this country is on the brink of collapse – and Justice Minister Andrew Little is refusing to intervene despite the advice of clinical experts, says the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS).

Source: Scoop
Published: 19 Aug 2018

Zimbabwe: Zim Has Just Two Forensic Pathologists - Families Spend Weeks Waiting for Post Mortems

"If there is no history of any chronic disease of a dead person, we have to wait for the police and the involvement of police means that there is need for a forensic pathologist." Responding, Dr Moyo said the country was struggling with a shortage of ...

Published: 08 Oct 2018

Forensic pathologist 1st to testify for defense in Van Dyke trial

Sage had trained with the Chicago Police Department and was working in the detention center at the time. Forensic pathologist Dr. Shaku Teas said she believes only one gunshot wound was "rapidly fatal" — a bullet that pierced McDonald's chest and ripped ...

Source: CLTV
Published: 24 Sep 2018

A broken system forces forensic pathologist to resign

In December, Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist who first described concussion-related brain damage in professional football players, resigned his position as forensic pathologist for San Joaquin County, California. Omalu published papers on ...

Source: The Durango Herald
Published: 09 Apr 2018

Forensic pathologist 1st to testify for defense in Van Dyke trial

CHICAGO — Jason Van Dyke's attorneys began mounting their defense Monday with testimony from a longtime forensic pathologist and jabs at Laquan McDonald's character. Dr. Shaku Teas said only one of the 16 shots fired at McDonald on Oct. 20, 2014, was ...

Source: WGN-TV
Published: 24 Sep 2018

Courtney Pieters: Forensic pathologist gives gruesome details

Mortimer Saunders was arrested shortly after the body of three-year-old Courtney Pieters was found in Epping Industria in May last year. FILE: Mortimer Saunders in the dock at the Western Cape High Court on Monday morning 28 May 2018. Picture: Lauren ...

Source: EWN Sport
Published: 21 Jun 2018

What it’s like being a forensic scientist in South Africa

“We can’t really look at old cases. We don’t have an electronic database—we work with paper,” said forensic pathologist Candice Hansmeyer, who was key to creating the International Committee of the Red Cross-backed pilot project to improve the ...

Published: 02 Nov 2018