Forensics : British custody death inquiry gets messier when a US forensic expert talks to tabloids

Court appointed forensic experts need to keep their mouths shut when involved in police custody death inquiries. In fact, they should stay out of the news throughout any of these so-called “independent reviews” of custodial inmate deaths.  The only exception to this is a family hired expert ( not appointed by the judiciary) who gets their permission to talk to the media (aka: the Ferguson shooting media frenzy).

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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