Latest Autopsy Stories

2009-07-17 09:43:28

The Los Angeles County Coroner's office will not release the results of Michael Jackson's autopsy for another two weeks, sources told TMZ. Results of toxicology tests performed on the 50-year-old singer's body reportedly were expected to be released to the media this week or early next week. However, sources told the entertainment news Web site the announcement has been delayed two weeks because some outside consultants have not completed their analyses and the coroner does not release...

2009-06-29 13:15:17

Iconic U.S.

2009-06-11 16:54:07

The U.S. forensic pathologist who conducted an autopsy on David Carradine's body says the late actor did not commit suicide last week. Carradine's naked body was discovered hanging in the closet of his Bangkok hotel room with rope around his neck and genitals.

2009-06-09 09:47:37

Former Chief Medical Examiner of New York City Michael Baden has agreed to perform a private autopsy on the body of actor David Carradine, who died in Thailand. Police in Bangkok said the 72-year-old Kung Fu and Kill Bill actor was discovered dead, hanging naked in a hotel room closet last Thursday. Although investigators initially announced they suspected suicide, they have since said they are also considering the possibility Carradine's death was the result of an autoerotic act gone wrong.

2009-05-26 13:57:07

Information gathered from the bodies of men and women killed while serving in the U.S. military in Iraq and Afghanistan is being used to protect other soldiers. These wars are the first in which the bodies of casualties are routinely autopsied and given CT scans, The New York Times reports.

2009-05-26 08:00:39

Relatives of a young person who dies suddenly should always be referred for cardiological and genetic examination in order to identify if they too are at risk of sudden death.

2009-03-19 11:21:37

The New York City medical examiner is conducting an autopsy on the body of film and stage star Natasha Richardson, E! News reported Thursday. The 45-year-old, British-born actress died Wednesday after she was taken off of life support, following a skiing mishap on a bunny slope that resulted in an injury that reportedly left her brain dead.

2009-03-18 13:12:00

TRENTON, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ending a tension-fraught, gut-wrenching two-weeks during which a widow and her family were barred by court order from burying her mesothelioma-victim husband, a New Jersey appeals court today affirmed a lower court ruling and denied an attempt by Chrysler and Honeywell to force an autopsy against the widow's religious objections. Finding that the autopsy was unlikely to uncover evidence of any significance, the Appellate Division affirmed a Middlesex...

2008-10-30 12:00:38

Seven Arts Pictures plc (Seven Arts) (PLUS:SAPP)(OTCBB:SAPXF) announced that After Dark Films has acquired the rights to distribute "Autopsy" (Autopsy) as part of its national film festival called Horrorfest III-"8 Horror Films to Die For" ("Horrorfest").

2006-09-20 15:40:00

Federal health officials have drawn up a plan for autopsies of Sept. 11 workers when they die, to determine whether they were slowly killed by their exposure to World Trade Center dust.

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