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After two weeks of trial, a jury will start on Wednesday deciding the second-degree murder case against a babysitter and Spokane father of four, who is charged with “savagely” beating a 10-month-old baby to death in 2017.
In findings released Tuesday, the Washington Department of Health has ruled that two Spokane County medical examiners “followed the standard of care” in 14 autopsies it was asked to review in cases in which several families questioned their findings.
The Washington Department of Heath has launched an investigation into the Spokane County Medical Examiner’s Office following a complaint filed earlier this month by someone seeking a review of a series of recent cause-of-death rulings.
The children of a Spokane Valley woman filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their adoptive father for killing their mother in January 2016.
The jury spent half the day Thursday hearing testimony and looking through autopsy photos from a prolonged attack that killed Chanin Starbuck. The key testimony came from Spokane County Medical Examiner Dr. Sally Aiken, who painstakingly described every bruise, broken rib and internal injury that she said had to have been inflicted over a long period of time.