Medical Examiner’s Office

Family Gets $115,000 From NYC For Sending Corpse To Medical School For ResearchAura Ballesteros, 85, died in May 2014 at a Bronx nursing home.
Family-Appointed Pathologist: Eric Garner's Death Was HomicideAn independent forensic investigator representing the family of Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who died in police custody, agrees his death was a homicide.
NYC Medical Examiner's Office Begins Fingerprinting Bodies For DatabaseThe city Medical Examiner's Office has begun to fingerprint every body who dies an unnatural death -- an accident, medical complication or even suicide or homicide, would be fingerprinted.
Report: NYC Health Department Underreporting Deaths Caused By Accidents, Preventable Medical ComplicationsThe health department's bureau of vital statistics reported only a fraction of deaths caused by accidents or preventable medical complications compared to the medical examiner's office.
11-Day-Old Boy, Woman Found Dead In Brownsville ApartmentPolice are investigating after a woman and a newborn baby were found dead in a Brownsville, Brooklyn apartment Thursday morning.
Medical Examiner To Continue Holding 9/11 Remains At Different SiteThe medical examiner's office said Tuesday that the remains were moved from the 30th Street building as a precaution before superstorm Sandy hit.
9/11 Plane Debris Found Near WTC Site Removed Crews loaded the aircraft part onto a flatbed truck Wednesday morning after pulling it out from a narrow alley just north of the World Trade Center.
Workers Sifting For Human Remains At 9/11 Plane Debris SitePersonnel from the fire and police departments also were at the scene Tuesday.
Police: Plane Wreckage Found Near WTC Site Is Wing GearBoeing Co. confirmed the rusted metal part from a Boeing 767 is a trailing edge flap support structure, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said. It helps secure wing flaps that aid in regulating plane speed.
ME: Possible Human Remains Found In World Trade Center DebrisOf the 2,752 victims killed at the World Trade Center site -- previously known as ground zero -- 1,634 have been identified.
DNA Evidence Error Found In NYC Crime LabOne employee has been fired and another suspended after the crime lab discovered more than 50 cases in which DNA samples weren’t sent to a state database.
Remains Of 9/11 Victim Karol Ann Keasler Identified In NYCKeasler was 42 when she died and worked in the World Trade Center at investment bank Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc.