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Man Posing As Forensic Pathologist Dupes Grieving Families; 'He Sounded Like He Was The Best'

When a loved one dies unexpectedly, it leaves family members with lots of questions. Was there foul play? Was it a case of malpractice? To answer those troubling questions, families will pay thousands of dollars to hire an independent forensic pathologist ...

Source: CBS Chicago on
Published: 09 May 2019

It took a Village: Inside the final days of the largest forensic investigation in Toronto police history

Const. Joel Manherz wrote in a court affidavit. Meanwhile, pathologists at the Ontario Forensic Pathology Service were working to identify the remains from the planters. Officials can use various methods to identify a body, including fingerprints ...

Source: Toronto Star
Published: 06 May 2019

How much does Ada County pay its workers? Search our employee database

By Ada County government employees are paid an average of $26.15 an hour. The highest-paid employee is a forensic pathologist in the coroner’s office, making $131.38 an hour — or about $273,000 a year. Public employees work for taxpayers. Their ...

Source: Idaho Statesman
Published: 15 May 2019

Adib's inquest: Forensic expert laments humiliation in court

Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) forensic pathologist Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi said his only intention was to assist the court in measuring the force of impact in relation to the injuries sustained by Muhammad Adib. The 24th witness who was recalled to testify ...

Published: 17 May 2019

Ghost Ship Trial: 9 victims died of smoke inhalation, pathologist testifies

OAKLAND (KRON) - Testimony continues today in the Ghost Ship Trial. On Tuesday forensic pathologist Dr. Thomas Rogers, testified that 9 of the 36 victims died of smoke inhalation. Dr. Rogers also said that those 9 victims had soot and smoke in their ...

Source: KRON4 News
Published: 07 May 2019

Forensic doctor remains calm despite pressure from lawyer in Adib inquest

Forensic doctor Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi suggests that counsel was suggesting that he did not have experience in forensic pathology. SHAH ALAM: The forensic doctor who conducted a post-mortem on Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim told the inquest into the fireman’s ...

Source: Free Malaysia Today
Published: 15 May 2019

State pathologist will not use Waterford hospital mortuary for now

the Office of the State Pathologist has indicated that it has made arrangements for State forensic autopsies to take place in alternative facilities for the time being.” Varadkar apologises for his remarks in controversy over Waterford mortuary Dead ...

Source: The Irish Times
Published: 07 May 2019

Leading pathologist reports from frontline of Scotland’s drug wars as experts warn last year’s toll may have climbed over 1,200

At the mortuary suite at Glasgow’s Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, the leading forensic pathologist performs post-mortem examinations on up to 20 overdose victims every week. Last week we revealed how more women were dying because of drugs in ...

Source: The Sunday Post
Published: 05 May 2019

Forensic Society celebrates 60th anniversary at Harrogate's Majestic Hotel

Speaking will be retired DCI Clive Driscoll, who worked at The Met for more than 33 years on high-profile cases, such as the Stephen Lawrence murder, and Dr Richard Shepherd, a forensic pathologist for nearly 40 years, who advised the Bloody Sunday inquiry ...

Source: The Press
Published: 10 May 2019

Adib inquest: HKL forensic expert disagrees with calculation

He said there were miscalculations in the formula used by the 29th witness Prof Dr Shahrom Abd Wahid, a senior consultant forensic pathologist to obtain the impact of injury. Dr Ahmad Hafizam who was the 24th witness said Prof Dr Shahrom likely did not ...

Published: 10 May 2019

Omalu among UCD commencement speakers

The forensic pathologist and neuropathologist who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in deceased athletes and military veterans, will speak at the Graduate Studies commencement at 3 p.m. Thursday, June 13, at The Pavilion at the ...

Source: Davis Enterprise
Published: 15 May 2019

Forensic expert demonstrates how Adib was likely hit by EMRS van

The demonstration, which started at 10.30am and lasted for almost 30 minutes, was conducted by Kuala Lumpur Hospital forensic expert Dr Ahmad Hafizam ... to refute the theories presented by retired pathologist Dr Shahrom Abd Wahid. Shahrom, the 29th ...

Source: Malaysiakini
Published: 15 May 2019

Adib hurt while exiting van: HKL pathologist

Ahmad Hafizam also debunked the theory by former senior forensic and pathology consultant at Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, Prof Dr Shahrom Abd Wahid that Adib was pulled out of the van. Shahrom said that there were about two perpetrators who caused ...

Source: The Sun
Published: 14 May 2019

Lawyers Say Forensic Evidence Shows Minor Accused of Killing Aisha Al-Rabi Is Innocent

Dr. Chen Kugel, chief pathologist of the Abu Kabir Institute of Forensic Medicine The October 12, 2018 killing of Aisha al-Rabi was initially reported as the result of a stone-throwing attack that took place near the Israeli settlement of Rehelim.

Source: Jewish Press
Published: 14 May 2019

Forensic expert in Adib inquest experiments with speed of van

Hospital Kuala Lumpur forensic expert Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi (middle) at the Shah Alam court complex. The doctor was conducting an experiment on speed of the medical van. SHAH ALAM: The coroner, conducting officers and pathologist in the inquest into the ...

Source: Free Malaysia Today
Published: 15 May 2019

Cuyahoga County medical examiners address forensic pathologist shortage crisis

CLEVELAND -- “We have three hold overs, homicide, suicide, out of county,” said one of Cuyahoga County’s eight forensic pathologists during the medical examiner’s office morning meeting -- or ‘viewing’ as the professionals call it. On this ...

Source: fox8
Published: 02 May 2019

How to identify a body: the Marchioness disaster and my life in forensic pathology

I took a call early one Sunday morning in August 1989 to warn me that there had been a disaster. It was during the summer holidays and I was the forensic pathologist in charge of London and the south-east of England. At this stage, no one knew how many ...

Source: The Guardian
Published: 19 Apr 2019

I-Team: Suicide or Murder? Forensic Pathologist Says Ex-High School Football Star's Death Was a Homicide

You might dismiss Tihesha Climer as a grieving mom refusing to accept the suicide of her son, Johmeik Simmons, fatally shot during a visit to a Freeport, Long Island home in November of 2016. Within days of the incident, the Nassau County Medical Examiner ...

Source: NBC New York
Published: 26 Apr 2019

Sask. forensic pathologist Dr. Shaun Ladham seeks to overturn $5M decision

Lawyer Karen Prisciak claimed the case against the province and its chief forensic pathologist came with a certain amount of predictability, its narrative one of heroes and villains. She said with Dr. Jeffrey Racette cast by his lawyer as the hero of the ...

Source: Leader-Post
Published: 19 Apr 2019

Multiple areas of bleeding sighted in Jeremiah Ruiters' brain, pathologist says

On Thursday, the Western Cape High Court heard a continuation of forensic pathologist Dr Marna du Plessis’s testimony in the trial of Ameerudien Peters and Abigail Ruiters. Peters is the boyfriend of Ruiters, Jeremiah’s mother. Jeremiah was murdered in ...

Source: IOL News
Published: 03 May 2019

015: From Forensic Pathology to Dancing to Doodling

Kymberlee Jay is a former professional dancer, choreographer, and Nike athlete who founded DoodleDirect, a visual communications company that creates animated videos for internal and external brand communications. It was a long and winding road that ...

Source: Brandeis University
Published: 30 Apr 2019

Court hears of forensic evidence as Crown closes case in Brett Overby's second degree murder trial

Forensic pathologist Dr. Dennis Rhee, who conducted the autopsy, testified the immediate cause of Wood’s death was extensive blunt and sharp-force trauma. Const. Darren Murphy testified he was a ...

Source: CTV News
Published: 03 May 2019

Forensic pathologist disputes allegations surrounding Lubbock County M.E.'s office

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A forensic pathologist out of the San Francisco area has disputed the allegations made in lawsuits filed against the company running the Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office. Dr. Judy Melinek said she learned a former Lubbock ...

Source: KCBD
Published: 08 Mar 2019

'Forensic pathology expert' barred from conducting autopsies in KS, lawsuit pending

WICHITA, Kan. The Kansas attorney general, the Better Business Bureau and families across the United States are warning about a man many call a scam artist. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has placed a temporary restraining order on Shawn Parcells ...

Source: KWCH
Published: 04 Apr 2019

Ireland must recognise forensic pathology, says Marie Cassidy

Retired State pathologist Marie Cassidy has said the future of the office can only be secured when the specialism is recognised, which would allow forensic pathologists to be trained in Ireland. In the 2017 ‘Annual Report of the Office of the State ...

Source: Irish Examiner
Published: 18 Mar 2019

Hiring of additional forensic pathologist among big changes coming to Sask. coroners service

The Saskatchewan Coroners Service will hire one new forensic pathologist to help ensure all of the 200 or so autopsies it conducts every year are done in-house. It's one of several big additions coming to the coroners service thanks to $1.6 million in new ...

Published: 22 Mar 2019

Marriage and Forensic Pathology

We laughed, we gagged, we learned things that I'll never be able to forget, and I think date night was a success. As a married couple of 12 years, you quickly learn that you need new things to talk about and new experiences. Making time for date night isn ...

Source: The Good Men Project
Published: 21 Feb 2019