You might think the life of a medical examiner is macabre, but that’s not the case for Dr. Lindsay Thomas of Hennepin County. Thomas says last year the county did about 1,100 autopsies, including about 77 homicides. “It’s really the minority,” Thomas said. She goes into each case with a presumption based on the evidence.
The Washington County man accused of killing two horses was released from jail Friday morning. Authorities said they are still reviewing the case against William St. Sauver, Jr., adding that they are not able to charge him at this time.
The Polk County Sheriff’s Office says an autopsy to determine the cause of death for a 2-year-old boy found in a trunk has been completed. However, the results on Isaiah Theis were not immediately available.
An autopsy performed Monday revealed that the victim found inside a burning van over the weekend was an adult male, the Rice County Sheriff’s Office said.
Coroner’s officials say they will not release any information on Whitney Houston’s autopsy at the request of police detectives investigating the singer’s death.