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New York’s Court Of Appeals Hears Case Of Teen’s Brain Kept For Autopsy

The Shipleys sued to get Jesse’s brain back following the field trip and held a second funeral.


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Family-Appointed Pathologist: Eric Garner’s Death Was Homicide

An independent forensic investigator representing the family of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died in police custody, agrees his death was a homicide.


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Autopsy Confirms Fashion Designer L’Wren Scott’s Death Was Suicide

An autopsy has confirmed that fashion designer L’Wren Scott’s death was a suicide, the New York City Medical Examiner’s office said Wednesday.


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Brooklyn Teen Who Carried Dead Baby In Shopping Bag Headed To Trial

A teenage girl found carrying a dead fetus in a shopping bag at a Manhattan lingerie store is headed toward trial on a shoplifting charge.


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Report: More Tests Needed To Determine How Fetus Found In Shopping Bag Died

An autopsy of a fetus found in a teenage girl’s shopping bag at a New York City lingerie store was inconclusive, and more tests will be needed to determine how the fetus died, the city medical examiner’s office says.


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Probe Continues Over Woman’s Death At Columbia

Autopsy results remained inconclusive for a young woman who was found dead in a Columbia University residence hall this past weekend.


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Police: Westchester Mother Charged In 4-Year-Old Son’s Suspicious Death

A 4-year-old boy was found dead inside an apartment at 1035 East Boston Post Road on Monday morning. Police said the boy’s mother was charged with his murder later that night.


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Autopsy Shows NJ Woman Died From Blunt Trauma, Heart Disease

Ocean County prosecutors say that health issue and the head injury both led to her death, and she may have been dead for about a week before her body was found Thursday morning in her home at a gated senior community in Lakewood.


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Autopsy Complete, Investigation Continues Into Death Of Whitney Houston

Coroner’s officials say they will not release any information on an autopsy performed Sunday at the request of police detectives investigating the singer’s death.


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Father, 3-Year-Old Son Found Dead In Englewood Apartment

Englewood police said there is no evidence of any foul play, but they’ll conduct autopsies on both the father and son just to be sure.


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Autopsy Shows Man Strangled To Death In Brooklyn

The NYPD said an autopsy was conducted on 28-year-old Anthony Allen. He was found Wednesday afternoon near Avenue D and Remsen Avenue.


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Authorities Recover Body Of Missing Boater In East Brunswick

Henry Cho of Chatsworth, Calif, was visiting relatives in East Brunswick when he borrowed a canoe to go fishing on Farrington Lake on Saturday.


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NJ Suspends 5 EMTs After Man Dies In Their Care

Michael Burris, 27, fell and hit his head in his Millville home on July 31. Responders said in a report they restrained him because he was combative.


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Cops Don’t Suspect Foul Play In Woman’s Death

The medical examiner said Jenna Lord’s body sustained significant decay while exposed to the elements.