New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner

After Reaching Settlement With City, Family Discusses Mixup With Woman's BodyThe family of 85-year-old Aura Ballesteros has reached a $115,000 settlement with the city.
Family Sues NYC After Bronx Woman's Body Mistakenly Sent To Medical SchoolThe city medical examiner's office treated a Bronx grandmother like "garbage" when it mistakenly shipped off her corpse for research, the woman's family alleges in a new lawsuit.
Drug Suspects In Court; Connection To Philip Seymour Hoffman ProbedThe four suspects arrested on drug charges stemming from the investigation into Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death had the actor’s cell phone number, a source said Wednesday night.