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Pathologist: No evidence man shot at close range

AN international forensic pathologist on Friday testified that there was no evidence to suggest that the man who was allegedly shot dead by three policemen in Clarendon seven years ago was shot at close range. Corporal Kevin Adams, Constable Carl Bucknor ...

Source: The Jamaica Observer
Published: 09 Dec 2018

Death Squad Trial | Bisson was not shot at close range, forensic pathologist testifies / A forensic pathologist today testified that Andrew Bisson was not shot at close range. The witness said the body was not darkened and did not have burn marks, explaining that those markers would have been present if Bisson was shot ...

Source: Entorno Inteligente
Published: 11 Dec 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 ...

Source: Calgary CTV News
Published: 04 Dec 2018

New medical opinions that Kathleen Folbigg's daughter wasn't smothered

The colour change is significant' Dr Matthew Orde is a forensic pathologist at Vancouver General Hospital, and a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia, in Canada. He has reviewed the evidence in Laura's case and told the ABC it ...

Source: ABC News
Published: 12 Dec 2018

The Impact of Gunshots From a Pathologist's Perspective

In a painstaking autopsy, the forensic pathologist documents every shattered bone, exploded blood vessel and destroyed organ. Medical examiners use ballistics – the physics of a projectile's ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 07 Dec 2018

MEC should be arrested, not KZN’s forensic pathology workers – DA KZN

The Democratic Alliance calls on KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Willies Mchunu, to urgently respond as the crisis within the province’s mortuary sector gathers momentum. As of last night, the DA was aware of 40 bodies waiting for post-mortems at the Gale Street ...

Published: 07 Dec 2018

Killers leave scars for forensic pathologists

“I think if you dig deeply enough, you’ll find that there are specific cases that have really affected pretty much any forensic pathologist. There certainly are cases for me,” said Professor Duflou, who worked on the “Granny Killer” murders in ...

Source: The Australian
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Man mistaken for mall gunman was shot from behind, pathologist finds

Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr., who was fatally shot by an officer at an Alabama mall Thanksgiving night after he was mistaken for a gunman, was shot three times from behind, according to a review conducted by a forensic pathologist at the request of the slain ...

Source: Yahoo News
Published: 04 Dec 2018

4-month-old baby had 14 fractured ribs, broken spine, pathologist says

LANSING, Mich. — A 4-month-old baby found dead in his bed had 14 fractured ribs, bruising on the "entirety" of his stomach and a broken spine, a forensic pathologist testified. Azariah Jack's entire stomach was filled with blood and his liver was torn to ...

Source: WTSP
Published: 08 Dec 2018

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 ...

Source: Townhall
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Lawyer: Video ‘consistent’ with pathologist’s findings on police shooting of E.J. Bradford, Jr.

we can confirm that what was viewed is consistent with the findings of the anatomical review released on Dec. 3 and conducted by an independent forensic pathologist who was hired by the family. “It should be noted that Bradford did have a gun ...

Published: 08 Dec 2018

South Africa: Mortuary Employees Arrested for Defying Court Order to End Go-Slow

Department of Health spokesperson Ncumisa Mafunda confirmed the arrests of the forensic pathology staff (although SAPS told GroundUp 16, not 17 people were arrested). She said this was the ...

Published: 11 Dec 2018

CRISPR Biotechnology Goes Wrong In New Robin Cook Novel 'Pandemic'

The promise of this technology is unbelievable." "I actually took a course in forensic pathology myself in order to be able to write these books, and I have indeed talked to lots of medical examiners. And indeed I'm also one of those people who is ...

Source: WBUR
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Providence Township man fought for his life before 'execution-style' murder, pathologist says

Attacked by two or more men in his bedroom, Hugo Garcia-Hernandez fought for his life before dying from “an execution-style shot” to the heart, a forensic pathologist testified Tuesday.

Source: LancasterOnline
Published: 04 Dec 2018

Robin Cook's Novel 'Pandemic' Explores CRISPR Biotechnology Gone Wrong

The promise of this technology is unbelievable.” On researching the book by talking with medical examiners and health officials “I actually took a course in forensic pathology myself in order to be able to write these books, and I have indeed talked to ...

Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting
Published: 11 Dec 2018

What a forensic anthropologist wants you to know about death

This is different to the role of a forensic pathologist, whose concern is the manner and cause of death. Professor Black’s career has seen her work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and ...

Source: i
Published: 07 Dec 2018

Lawyer: Forensic exam details death of man at Hoover mall

More: Police ID 14-year-old killed in hit-and-run following gunfire Crump said the forensic pathologist hired by the family determined Bradford was struck by one gunshot that entered the rear of his skull, another that hit the back of his neck and a third ...

Source: Montgomery Advertiser
Published: 03 Dec 2018

SFU forensic entomologist uses blowfly evidence to exonerate American woman imprisoned for 17 years

and a forensic pathologist. Ruling that Lobato’s lawyers were ineffective and had failed to present forensic evidence, he ordered a new trial. But 10 days later, the prosecution instead vacated the case with prejudice, a move that exonerated Lobato and ...

Source: Simon Fraser University
Published: 30 Nov 2018

Autopsies postponed at forensic science centre

Relatives of people who died over the last 24 hours were told to come back to the Forensic Science Centre tomorrow as acting chief pathologist Dr Easlyn Burris-McDonald was not present at the Forensic Science Centre, St James, today. Newsday understands ...

Source: Trinidad and Tobago Newsday
Published: 05 Dec 2018

Forensic expert criticizes police’s investigation of drug-related killings

This is how forensic pathology expert Raquel Fortun described “everything” that was wrong on how the police are carrying out its investigation of drug-related killings. Speaking at the national “conference organised by Rise Up for Life and for Rights ...

Source: Bulatlat
Published: 09 Dec 2018

The Latest: Autopsy: Black man shot 3 times in his back side

Family attorney Ben Crump says any of the three shots could have killed the 21-year-old. The family hired a forensic pathologist to review the evidence as the state's investigation continues. A Hoover officer shot Bradford in a suburban mall on ...

Source: News & Record
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Mall shooting video 'consistent with' forensic exam, Bradford family lawyer says

we can confirm that what was viewed is consistent with the findings of the anatomical review released on Dec. 3 and conducted by an independent forensic pathologist who was hired by the family.

Source: ABC 33/40 News
Published: 08 Dec 2018

Pathologist Sue Black wins 2018 Saltire Book of the Year prize for tale of skeletons in the closet

Dame Sue, one of the world’s leading forensic pathologists, was professor of anatomy and forensic anthropology at Dundee University for 15 years. Her book, a series of self-contained essays, begins in her childhood, with an early job in a butcher’s ...

Source: The Times
Published: 30 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

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

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 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

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

The Coroner Crisis

Edward Hatton, a forensic pathologist, testified at the trial, but he offered the jury no clarity. Hatton speculated that the person died from a blow to the head, though he was not sure if the trauma happened months or years ago. His examination of the ...

Source: Discover Magazine
Published: 02 Oct 2018