Stories tagged: medical examiner
Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
As Spokane County medical examiner, Dr. Sally Aiken performs about 300 autopsies a year on bodies from Spokane and 14 surrounding counties.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019
Spokane anesthesiologist’s death was accident from alcohol, drug complications, medical examiner says
A Spokane anesthesiologist who was found dismembered and burned in his backyard in the Dishman Hills area in April died as a result of an accident, according to the Spokane …
Sun., March 3, 2019
A San Diego, Calif., physician whose firm was hired as a medical examiner in Texas has been accused in a lawsuit of harvesting body parts from dead children not for …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017
Spokane County Medical Examiner John Howard said 2-year-old Adalynn Hoyt had 64 bruises on her body from her head to her feet when she died in September 2016 and it …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016
The gunman who killed 49 patrons at a gay nightclub in Orlando was hit by at least eight bullets as he died in a shoot-out with a SWAT team.
Fri., June 10, 2016
Tips from the public have allowed the Spokane County Medical Examiner to identify a man found in the Spokane River Saturday.
UPDATED: Thu., June 2, 2016
CHICAGO – Tests show that Prince died of an opioid overdose, a law enforcement official told the Associated Press on Thursday. The 57-year-old singer was found dead April 21 at …
Tue., May 10, 2016
Test results show that a woman who was one of three people to found dead in Spokane County on March 9 died from drug toxicity, according to the Spokane County …
Wed., Dec. 18, 2013
The medical examiner’s office identified the man found in the Spokane River on Tuesday as Laurence S. Roebke.
Fri., June 7, 2013
Regan Jolley, 33, was strangled, according to the official cause of death.
Tue., May 21, 2013
OLYMPIA – Spokane County’s medical examiners can feel free to talk about the results of investigations into deaths that involve actions by law enforcement officers, a new state law ensures. …
Wed., April 24, 2013
OLYMPIA – Spokane County’s medical examiners may soon have no legal barrier that stops them from talking about the results of investigations into deaths that involve actions by law enforcement …
Wed., April 3, 2013
The death of a 33-year-old man in the booking area of the Spokane County Jail in Feburary has been listed as a homicide.
Sat., March 9, 2013
OLYMPIA – Medical examiners would have permission to discuss their conclusions from the autopsies for people killed during law enforcement actions under a bill that passed the state Senate unanimously …
Sat., Feb. 9, 2013
OLYMPIA – A proposal to allow law enforcement officials to discuss details of autopsies from officer-involved shootings cleared its first hurdle Friday. Senate Bill 5256 is designed to address a …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2013
OLYMPIA – Medical examiners would be able to discuss the results of autopsies in cases involving police shootings, giving them a chance to clear up what Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie …