Category Archives: forensic pathology

Forensics: Searchers for missing Oklahoma girl find remains of child

Alysia Adams later told investigators that Ivon Adams beat Athena Brownfield at about midnight Dec. 25, according to an affidavit. — Read on http://www.courttv.com/news/searchers-for-missing-oklahoma-girl-find-remains-of-child/

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Forensics: Resource challenges impact post-mortems as bodies pile up from murders, accidents | Jamaica

For 400 metres, the sight was pure horror. Chunks of human flesh, mangled, torn and pasted on the asphalt with blood that had gone muddy, littered the St Catherine leg of the North/South Highway. Initial reports were that the victim, … Continue reading

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Forensics: This story never changes. The official who investigates suspicious deaths in your town may be a doctor — or not

“A coroner doesn’t have to ever have taken a science class in their life,” said Nancy Belcher, chief executive officer of the King County Medical Society, the group that met that day. — Read on http://www.chicagotribune.com/people/health/death-investigations-20221225-nbnylwxifvhwpo5xckruxc2bc4-story.html

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Forensics: 2nd gunshot victim found in search for 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre graves

A second gunshot victim was found among 32 new graves in the search for victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. — Read on abc7chicago.com/2nd-gunshot-victim-found-in-search-for-1921-tulsa-race-massacre-graves/12471735/

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Forensics: Body with gunshot found in search for Tulsa massacre victims

A second body of a possible victim of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre has been found to have a gunshot wound, according to the city. “Forensic anthropologist Dr. Phoebe Stubblefield discovered that one of the three sets of remains exhumed … Continue reading

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Forensics: #NamUS and DNA works! Colorado Cold case: Remains of woman found on farm 34 years ago identified

A cold case is no longer cold. The remains of a woman that were found on a farm in 1988 have been identified. — Read on kdvr.com/news/local/remains-of-woman-found-on-farm-34-years-ago-identified/

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Forensics: Inaccurate expert assumptions touted as facts and supressed exculpatory witnesses. Rodney Reed Takes DNA Testing Fight to Supreme Court

Now Reed is taking his fight to the Supreme Court. — Read on theintercept.com/2022/10/09/rodney-reed-supreme-court-dna-testing/

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Forensics: ‘The numbers kept going’: the forensic office identifying human remains at the border | Mexico |

Amid a shortage of forensic pathologists, Arizona’s Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner has identified thousands of those who lost their lives in the Borderlands This piece is co-published with High Country News — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/sep/19/arizona-migrants-remains-border-forensics

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Forensics: Yah Lauren K!!Herman Williams Is Exonerated After Nearly Three Decades of Wrongful Conviction

A judge vacated the conviction of Herman Williams and ordered his immediate release after nearly 29 years in prison. — Read on innocenceproject.org/herman-williams-is-exonerated-after-nearly-three-decades-of-wrongful-conviction/

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Fake Forensics: Parcells banned from doing business, ordered to pay $700K+ for autopsy crimes

Parcells banned from doing business, ordered to pay $700K+ for autopsy crimes — Read on http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/parcells-banned-from-doing-business-ordered-to-pay-dollar700kplus-for-autopsy-crimes/ar-AA10wvRp

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