Forensics: Washington dumps state-wide ME system bill. Effort to address critical shortage of forensic pathologists stalls

East WA state death investigations ship their bodies by FedEx for autopsies. 33 out of 39 counties have elected coroners.

Senate Bill 5776 would have, among other things, created a state violence and death investigation resource center. Plans for the center, led by a forensic pathologist, included developing best practices for death investigations statewide.
— Read on www.knkx.org/government/2022-02-08/effort-to-address-critical-shortage-of-forensic-pathologists-stalls

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