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Coroner: Erie police officer died of heart attack

Michael Conway, 46, died of natural causes, Cook said following an autopsy performed by Erie County forensic pathologist Eric Vey, M.D., on Tuesday afternoon. Erie police escorted Conway's body from the Erie County Coroner's Office to the Brugger Funeral ...

Source: Erie Times-News
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Jason Rohde lines up third pathologist in bid to prove innocence

A third forensic pathologist is set to join property mogul Jason Rohde’s defence team. Defence advocate Graham van der Spuy told the High Court in Cape Town on Wednesday that Professor Gert Simon may be his next witness‚ as he strives to prove Rohde ...

Source: Times LIVE
Published: 08 Aug 2018

Susan Rohde hanged herself‚ says pathologist during murder trial

Jason Rohde’s second forensic pathologist Dr Izak Loftus testified that after examining the case he believed Susan Rohde hung herself at Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch in 2016 during his testimony in the Western Cape high court on August 7 2018.

Source: heraldlive.co.za
Published: 07 Aug 2018

A Kind of Forensics to ID the Source of Bacterial Outbreaks

Now, forensic-style science can help stop the spread of this bug ... M.D., a clinical microbiologist with Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology. “Or, a patient might have a bacterial infection and later a second infection ...

Source: Labroots
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Pathologist: Hawk Run man intended to kill victim

A forensic pathologist contradicted a defense attorney’s argument that Dustin Thomas, 28, of Hawk Run, was too drunk to intentionally shoot and kill Brett Michael Bamat, 36, of Philipsburg. The expert’s testimony came during day two of Thomas’ murder ...

Source: theprogressnews
Published: 15 Aug 2018

South Africa: Susan Rohde Was 'Beyond the Point of Return' - Pathologist

A second forensic pathologist, testifying for the defence in the trial of businessman Jason Rohde, said on Tuesday that he was 95% sure that Susan Rohde had committed suicide. "I believe that, after taking everything into account, beyond reasonable doubt ...

Source: AllAfrica.com
Published: 07 Aug 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 ...

Source: uknow.uky.edu
Published: 01 Aug 2018

Forensic pathologist Roger Byard: I dreamt the bodies were coming back to life

IT was early evening on 20 May, 1999, when forensic pathologist Roger Byard answered his office phone. “Oh, g’day, Doc,” said the policeman. “I’m in this unusual place named Snowtown and I’m in this bank vault lined with plastic …” “Is it ...

Source: Adelaide Now
Published: 24 Jul 2018

Autopsies rare in nursing home deaths, chief pathologist tells Wettlaufer inquiry

Ontario seniors who die in long-term care get far fewer autopsies than the general population, the province's chief forensic pathologist told the Wettlaufer inquiry on Monday. About 40 per cent of deaths that are investigated in Ontario get autopsies ...

Source: CBC.ca
Published: 23 Jul 2018

Pathologist: Marksville man killed by strangulation during arrest last year; cites neck holds, struggle and gasping for air

Manual strangulation was the primary cause of death of Armando Frank, the 44-year-old Marksville man who died during an October 2017 struggle with Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s deputies and a Marksville police officer, according to a forensic pathologist ...

Source: The Advocate
Published: 31 Jul 2018

Forensic pathologist takes stand at Angelina Co. murder trial

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) – For six years two Angelina County families have waited for answers after 21-year-old Kimberly O'Quinn was found dead. O'Quinn's then-boyfriend Jarrard Holland is being tried for her murder a second time. "It's the hardest thing our ...

Source: KTRE
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Famed forensic pathologist says Baker autopsy not enough proof

WACO - A nationally known forensic pathologist says the Kari Baker autopsy does not provide enough evidence to convict Matt Baker of murdering his wife. Dr. Cyril H. Wecht of Pennsylvania, told News Channel 25 the autopsy and toxicology findings do not ...

Source: KXXV News Channel 25
Published: 23 Jul 2018

Forensic pathologist testifies in Widmer Day 8

LEBANON, OH (FOX19) - Jurors heard from a forensic pathologist Friday morning, Day 8 of testimony in Ryan Widmer's third trial. Dr. Charles Jeffrey Lee, chief pathologist for Licking County, Ohio took the stand as an expert witness for prosecutors.

Source: WXIX-TV
Published: 23 Jul 2018

Forensic pathologist details Courtney Pieters' injuries

CAPE TOWN – The trial of self-confessed child killer Mortimer Saunders has been postponed to August. Saunders was arrested shortly after the body of three-year-old Courtney Pieters was found in Epping Industria in May last year. He has admitted to ...

Source: EWN Sport
Published: 22 Jun 2018

North Ridgeville murder trial: Forensic pathologist says victim was shot twice

Ronald Svec did not appear to show emotion June 7 when graphic autopsy photos of his wife were displayed in court. The pictures were presented on the third day of the murder trial for Svec, 77, of Parma. Svec is facing two counts of murder and two counts ...

Source: The Morning Journal
Published: 07 Jun 2018

Forensic pathologist testifies in police disciplinary case

BALTIMORE – A forensic pathologist testified Friday he doesn't believe a seatbelt would have prevented the fatal injury to a black man being transported in a Baltimore police van after his arrest. But a police department lawyer who says the van driver ...

Source: Fox News
Published: 03 Nov 2017

Forensic pathologist testifies about victim at homicide trial in Reading

The forensic pathologist who performed the autopsy on homicide victim Donavin Yenser told a jury Thursday that the 18-year-old's brain was "extremely swollen and profusely damaged" from the fatal beating at the Pagoda on Dec. 6, 2016. Dr. Neil A.

Source: Reading Eagle Company
Published: 02 Feb 2018

Robert Zipf Jr., MD, Recognized for Achievements in Forensic Pathology

Dr. Zipf is noted for his experience with medical software, medical forensics and laboratory management ROCKY MOUNT, N.C., Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Robert Zipf, Jr., MD, is a distinguished biographee of Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 24 Jan 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

Famed Forensic Pathologist Quits Over Macabre Goings-On

(Newser) – Two forensic pathologists—one famous, as far as forensic pathologists go—have amassed more than 100 pages of notes since May, and the details they contain are in some cases macabre. Susan Parson resigned her post with San Joaquin County ...

Source: Newser
Published: 07 Dec 2017

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

Pietermaritzburg forensic pathology unit on strike, bodies pile up – DA

The Democratic Alliance (DA) on Thursday said as many as 30 bodies had been “piled up” at a mortuary in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, because staff at the Forensic Pathology Unit have downed tools again. DA KZN spokesperson on health, Imran Keeka ...

Source: The Citizen
Published: 14 Dec 2017

San Joaquin County Forensic Pathologist Announces Resignation, Cites ‘Unbearable’ Work Environment Under Sheriff

STOCKTON -- A San Joaquin County forensic pathologist announced her resignation Monday, describing her experience working with Sheriff Steve Moore as "unbearable and professionally unsustainable." Dr. Susan Parson started with the county in October 2016.

Source: FOX40 News
Published: 29 Nov 2017

Forensic pathologist lifts the veil on extraordinary crimes and puzzling deaths in new book

A forensic and coronial pathologist who moved from Zimbabwe to New Zealand in 1987, Temple-Camp famously gave evidence in the trial of Mark Lundy, convicted of killing his wife and daughter in 2000 to claim on insurance. A smear on the killer’s shirt ...

Source: South China Morning Post
Published: 08 Sep 2017

Province, forensic pathologist appealing $5-million judgment

The provincial government and Saskatchewan’s chief forensic pathologist are appealing a recent decision granting $5 million to a man who attempted, unsuccessfully, to become the province’s second forensic pathologist. During a lengthy civil trial, Dr ...

Source: Leader-Post
Published: 08 Dec 2017

Forensic pathologist shortage comes amid record year for autopsies at state crime lab

On average it takes a little more than three hours to complete an autopsy inside the Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, not including toxicology reports which take upwards of a month to complete. Last year, the state medical examiner's office performed close ...

Source: KATV
Published: 07 Mar 2018

Forensic Pathologist, Medical Examiner Testify As Phylicia Barnes Trial Continue

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Eight years after Phylicia Barnes’ murder, experts can’t say exactly how she died. The attorneys defending her accused killer, Michael Johnson, are using unanswered questions to build their case. Johnson, the ex-boyfriend of Barnes ...

Source: CBS Baltimore
Published: 15 Mar 2018

The Latest: Forensic pathologist testifies in police hearing

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on an administrative police board that is hearing a disciplinary case against a Baltimore officer (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A forensic pathologist says he doesn't believe a seat belt would have prevented an arrested man's ...

Source: Yahoo! India News
Published: 31 Oct 2017