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Md. to review 100 in-custody deaths as audit into former medical examiner continues

October 20, 2022

Maryland’s attorney general says a team of experts will conduct a detailed review of some 100 autopsies of people who died in police custody during the tenure of the state’s former chief medical examiner. Attorney General Brian Frosh announced details of the review Wednesday in a news release. Dr. David Fowler, who led the state’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner between 2002 and 2019, came under scrutiny after he testified for the defense during the 2020 murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who was charged with murder in the killing of George Floyd.

Article Source: WTOP

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