Judges started laughing when the medical examiner
illustrated his point by trying to bite his own shoulder in the witness stand.
The morgue assistant accused medical examiners
of neglecting their duties by forcing him to conduct autopsies, according to a letter he sent last week to Health Minister Philippos Patsalis, which were published in the local press.
Development of a national surveillance system of this type would require fulfilling recently identified steps needed to strengthen the competency of national death investigation systems (6), establishment of uniform statewide and interstate standards of operation such as those outlined in the National Association of Medical Examiners
accreditation checklist (7), consolidation of smaller offices, regionalization of services, and standardization of staff training.
Davis, in and of himself, is not a medical examiner
system," Gunson said.
Then there's the disgraced Texas medical examiner
Also, in addition to the 8 state medical examiner
systems that are organized within health departments, (1) Iowa needs to be added to the list because it was moved from the Department of Public Safety to the Department of Public Health in 1999.
As for the bone fragments, a spokesperson for the city's medical examiner
told the Associated Press that the office will use a database to try and match the new fragments to any of the 2,749 people who died at the trade center.
The investigator's role in a drowning investigation is crucial to a medical examiner
in establishing an accurate cause of death.
However, Kevin Rowland, a homicide investigator for the Oklahoma Medical Examiner
, says that when he saw the note on the cell wall it was signed "Tom Linx.
NYC medical examiner
Laurie Montgomery is the first to see a pattern.
A Faint Cold Fear' continues the storyline she previously started with medical examiner
But on the newer crop of medical examiner
shows like CSI and its clone CSI: Miami or Crossing Jordan the body of the deceased has a starring (and recurring) role, and over and over again we get a worm's-eye view of the bodies, bringing us up close and personal to every micron of injured flesh and shattered bone.