Forensics: Why Coroners Often Blame Police Killings on a Made-Up Medical Condition

Well known issue in forensic medicine. Discussed? Not so much. Otherwise known as “excited delerium” vs “constraint asphyxiation.” Calling it a homicide is a career ender for an Coroner/ME. Its happened in MS, CA and elsewhere in the US. The MEs generally just quit.

An interview with Harvard health researcher Justin Feldman.
— Read on www.motherjones.com/crime-justice/2020/10/why-coroners-often-blame-police-killings-on-a-made-up-medical-condition/

About csidds

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