The St. Louis County medical examiner has resigned shortly after stirring up controversy over his decision to perform autopsies on Native Americans killed in car accidents. A letter sent to county commissioners on Tuesday said Thomas Uncini is no longer interested in the position he’s held since 1998. The county board decided to temporarily extend his contract through June 30, so the county can find a replacement.
A body has been recovered by authorities at Lake Independence in Maple Plain, Minn. Tuesday morning. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner had a vehicle on the scene.
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.
A 20-year-old Brooklyn Park man died Friday night after wandering into a half-frozen pond in Maple Grove, authorities said.
The victim of a stabbing death in Hennepin County this week has been identified as a 43-year-old Minneapolis woman.
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.
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.
Remains found in northern Minnesota have been identified as those of a man missing for two years.
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.
Authorities are investigating the death of a St. Bonifacious toddler, whose death has been ruled a homicide.
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.
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.
Authorities are investigating the work of Ramsey County Medical Examiner Michael McGee, after a judge found he gave false testimony in a murder trial.
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.
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.