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A Henn. Co. Medical Examiner Shares Insight Into Her Job

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.

04/05/2014

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Man Dies After Walking Into Half-Frozen Pond

A 20-year-old Brooklyn Park man died Friday night after wandering into a half-frozen pond in Maple Grove, authorities said.

04/27/2013

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Fatal Stabbing Victim Was Minneapolis Woman, 43

The victim of a stabbing death in Hennepin County this week has been identified as a 43-year-old Minneapolis woman.

12/29/2012

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ME Releases Report On Man Found Dead In Burning Home

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has released his report on the 45-year-old man who was found dead inside a burning home earlier this month.

11/13/2012

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Body Found In Lake Nokomis ID’d

The body found that was found in Lake Nokomis on Oct. 23 has been identified as Bradley Lindemann of south Minneapolis, the medical examiner says.

10/27/2012

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Body Found In Northern Minn. IDed As Missing Man

Remains found in northern Minnesota have been identified as those of a man missing for two years.

10/19/2012

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ME: Danbury, Wis., 3-Year-Old Accidentally Drowned

The Chief Medical Examiner for Burnett County confirmed that the 3-year-old Reena Williams accidentally died by drowning last month near her Danbury, Wis. home.

09/12/2012

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Authorities Investigating St. Bonifacius Toddler’s Homicide

Authorities are investigating the death of a St. Bonifacious toddler, whose death has been ruled a homicide.

04/27/2012

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Courthouse Gunman Died Of Bacterial Infection

A man who went on a shooting rampage inside a northern Minnesota courthouse in late December later died from a bacterial infection while in jail, according to autopsy results released Thursday.

01/26/2012

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Details Released About Lake City Shooting Suspect

A medical examiner has identified the man who was found inside a Lake City home after a day-long standoff that started with a police officer shot.

12/20/2011

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Work Of Ramsey County ME Being Reviewed

Authorities are investigating the work of Ramsey County Medical Examiner Michael McGee, after a judge found he gave false testimony in a murder trial.

09/06/2011

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Woman Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting Identified

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the body of the woman who was shot and killed Saturday afternoon by a Minnesota State Patrol officer after she dragged him 200 feet while he hung half-outside her car window.

09/04/2011

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ME: Boogaard Died From Drug, Alcohol Mix

The Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death of former Minnesota Wild forward Derek Boogaard as accidental, saying he died from a mix of alcohol and oxycodone toxicity.

05/20/2011