Category Archives: post mortem interval

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 … Continue reading

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Forensics: Gabby Petito update: FBI’s decision to hold victim’s remains, cause of death ‘very unusual,’ Dr. Baden says

Two weeks since Gabby Petito was revealed to have been the victim of a homicide, famed forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden told Fox News the FBI’s decision to withhold her remains from her family was “very unusual,” as was the … Continue reading

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Forensics: Anthropology Expert witness: Murdered 4-year-old Cleveland boy had defensive injuries when his remains were found

Very sad case. They all are. It was revealed in court Tuesday that a murdered 4-year-old Cleveland boy had broken bones consistent with defending himself when his remains were discovered. — Read on http://www.cleveland19.com/2020/10/27/expert-witness-murdered-year-old-cleveland-boy-had-defensive-injuries-when-his-remains-were-found/

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Forensics: App created by Clemson researcher uses photos of dead bodies, roadkill to help forensic teams determine time of death | Clemson University News and Stories, South Carolina

Im not sure about the “near instant” part. A new smartphone app developed by a Clemson researcher is designed to aid coroners and forensic teams in determining time of death by improving the understanding of body decomposition. The app allows … Continue reading

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Forensics: Decomp measurements linked to Post mortem interval..

Looking for answers in all the “right” places. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2589871X19301421

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