Wayne County Medical Examiner

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Memorial Service Held For 200 People Whose Bodies Went Unclaimed

Dozens of unnamed people were laid to rest in Wayne County Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/09/2014


Policy Changes Considered After ID Of Body Delayed For Years

Michigan officials are looking at whether policy changes are needed after it took years to determine that an unidentified body was that of a missing 13-year-old girl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

Elderly Woman Found Dead In Hotel Hot Tub

The Wayne County Medical Examiner will be working to determine what happened to an elderly woman who was found dead in a hot tub in a Detroit hotel over the weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2012

(Best friends Abreeya Brown, left, and Ashley Conaway)

Medical Examiner, Stepfather Testify As Exam Continues For 5 In Hamtramck Double Murder

Wayne County Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Lee Hlavaty testified that Abreeya Brown and Ashley Conaway were shot in the head at close-range.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Charges Issued After Mother Of Twins Found Strangled, Beaten

A 29-year-old mother of twins died of strangulation and blunt force trauma. That’s according to the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

Search boat on the river (WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Medical Examiner: Body Found Likely Not Missing Painter

Preliminary indications are that a body found in the Detroit River is not that of a painter who fell off the Ambassador Bridge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2012

(WWJ Photo, File)

Grosse Pointe Woman Found Dead Was Strangled

The Medical Examiner has ruled that a 56-year-old Grosse Pointe Park woman found dead in Detroit was strangled.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2012

Vernithea McCrary (Facebook photo)

Medical Examiner Identifies Body Found In Trunk

The Wayne County Medical Examiner has identified one of the women found dead in the trunk of a car on Christmas Day as 28-year-old Vernithea McCrary.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/30/2011

Pair Found Shot To Death Identified

The bodies of a man and a woman found in an east side Detroit field have been identified by the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2011

Medical Examiner/U-M Deal Could Save Big Money In Wayne County

The University of Michigan Health System and Wayne County have agreed to partner for forensic services at the county medical examiner’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011