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Texas deployed its National Guard to help with overflowing morgues in El Paso as the coronavirus death toll rises

El Paso County detention inmates, Sheriff officers, and morgue staff move bodies to refrigerated trailers outside the Medical Examiner's Office, November 14, 2020. Texas is sending 36 of its National Guard personnel to El Paso to help process the bodies of dead coronavirus victims. El Paso's county morgue has been so overwhelmed that it is using refrigerated trailers and paying prison inmates to move the bodies. That's just one snapshot in a nationwide surge of coronavirus cases — th...
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She Was Charged With Murder After Her Baby Was Stillborn. Now California’s AG Has Stepped In.

For more than nine months, five of them during a global pandemic, a 26-year-old woman named Chelsea Becker has been sitting in Kings County Jail, under a $2 million bail, for giving birth to a stillborn baby.Becker has been there since November, when police arrested her and prosecutors charged her with murder. The District Attorney argued that Becker’s methamphetamine addiction had caused the stillbirth, citing a 50-year-old law that civil rights advocates say was never supposed to apply to preg...
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Overdose suspected in death of ascending Twin Cities rapper

The Medical Examiner's Office said Monday that it does not intend to issue a news release once the cause and manner of death are determined.
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Man killed while helping wife at crash in Poway

POWAY (CNS) - Authorities today identified a 69-year-old man who was gravely injured when he was struck by a car while walking in the same Poway intersection where sheriff's deputies were investigating a collision in which his wife struck and injured a pedestrian about 30 minutes earlier.Robert Tockstein of Ramona was struck shortly after 8:35 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Twin Peaks Road and Midland Road, and he died at an Escondido hospital early Wednesday morning, according to sheri...
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Motorcyclist ID'ed in fatal National City crash

NATIONAL CITY (CNS) - Authorities today identified a motorcyclist who was killed in a collision at a South Bay intersection.Andrew Balderas, 21, of San Ysidro, was riding a Yamaha motorcycle eastbound in the 100 block of Mile of Cars Way just before 7 a.m. Thursday when a Toyota minivan made a left turn directly into his path at Transportation Avenue, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.Balderas, who was wearing a helmet, struck the minivan and was ejected onto the ro...
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Worker killed by falling beams identified

SPRING VALLEY (CNS) - Authorities Wednesday identified a worker who was fatally injured last week when iron beams fell off a truck and struck him at an East County metal-fabrication yard. Gregorio Segundo, 29, was helping load the I-beams shortly before 10:20 a.m. on Oct. 3 at West Coast Iron on Jamacha Road when he was fatally injured, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office. "His co-worker was utilizing a forklift to place the beams onto the trailer bed," the Medical Ex...
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Victim identified in Barrio Logan hit and run

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Authorities Monday identified a 32-year-old motorcyclist who was struck and killed in the Barrio Logan area by a hit-and-run motorist who remains at large.It happened shortly before 7 p.m. on Sept. 16 in the 1900 block of Main Street, San Diego Police Officer John Buttle said.Aaron Raspberry of San Diego was riding his motorcycle northbound on Main Street when a silver BMW sedan made a left turn out of a parking lot and the victim's motorcycle collided with the driver's...
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Man killed in Ramona ravine crash identified

RAMONA (CNS) - Investigators have released the name of a man killed in a rollover crash near Ramona earlier this week.William Robert Carnley, a 38-year-old El Cajon man, died at the scene of a wreck down a shallow ravine off state Route 67 near Mina de Oro Road late Tuesday.Carnley is believed to have lost control of his Toyota Tundra pickup truck and gone down the ravine, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.RELATED: Driver killed after truck plunges down ravineHe was...
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Man's body washes ashore in Pacific Beach

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A man's body washed ashore near Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach early Tuesday morning, authorities said. Two people who work at a nearby business were walking on the beach shortly before 3 a.m. when they discovered a body on the sand. The pair have medical training tried life-saving measures while emergency crews responded. However, the man was later declared dead at the scene. Police and lifeguard officials said the man's clothes and wallet were found nearby. He was identified ...
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Kenneka Jenkins: Autopsy Results Reveal Drugs and Alcohol Were in Her System, Death Ruled an Accident

Alcohol intoxication and the use of a drug for treating epilepsy and migraines were “significant contributing factors” in the death of 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Initial autopsy results proved inconclusive, but results from the toxicology tests have revealed alcohol, caffeine and topiramate (an epilepsy/migraine medication) were in Jenkins’ system when she died. Her blood-alcohol concentration (BAC) was 0.112, which is higher than the leg...
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Lawsuit Alleges Toddler’s Wrongful Death Was Part of Medicaid Scheme

For the parents of a 14-month-old girl, a simple trip to the dentist cost their child her life. Now, the girl’s family is suing Austin Children’s Dentistry, including their daughter’s dentist, the dental practice, the anesthesiologist and the company he works for, Texas Anesthesiology Association, for the wrongful death of their daughter. But what happened? How did the girl, Daisy Lynn Torres, die at the dentist office? Well, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office, she tragically passed away...
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Cops say falling sign killed man; coroner says it was a heart attack

A man who police say was fatally struck by a sign that detached from a building at a Hunting Park auto dealership during Monday's rainstorm actually died of a heart attack four hours after the sign fell, the Medical Examiner's Office said Tuesday.
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Alternative facts: Cops say falling sign killed man; coroner says it was a heart attack

A man who police say was fatally struck by a sign that detached from a building at a Hunting Park auto dealership during Monday's rainstorm actually died of a heart attack four hours after the sign fell, the Medical Examiner's Office said Tuesday.
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Philly firefighter died of natural causes, officials say

Philadelphia firefighter Gabriel Lee, who died during a night shift in North Philadelphia in July, succumbed to heart disease, the Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday.
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ME's Office: Man found dead on I-8 was strangled

A man whose body was found on Interstate 8 in Mission Valley during the morning rush hour on Aug. 19 had been strangled, the Medical Examiner's Office disclosed Saturday.
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ME: Woman found dead on Society Hill street died of natural causes

A woman whose body was found on a Society Hill street on May 7 died of natural causes, the Medical Examiner's Office said Tuesday.
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10-year-old crash victim dies

One of two young girls run down by an alleged hit-and-run driver on a sidewalk in the Tierrasanta neighborhood last weekend has died, the county Medical Examiner's Office reported today.
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Man dies after driving into palm tree in National City

A 35-year-old man died after his vehicle struck a palm tree at a high rate of speed in National City on Monday, the Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday.
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Accused Child Killer Freed, Marathon Bomber Accomplice, and More: Nearby News

Here are a few of the day's must-read items from our Massachusetts network. We hope you enjoy! Give us your feedback at [email protected] A Burlington woman charged with killing a 6-month-old girl she was caring for has been granted bail after the state Medical Examiner's Office reversed its finding that the child died after being violently shaken.
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Identity of bicyclist killed in Spokane crash released

The Spokane Medical Examiner's Office has released the name of a man that was killed while riding his bike on a sidewalk in the area of Mission and Rebecca Wednesday evening. The Medical Examiner's Office says Baltazar Gonzalez-Hernandez died of blunt head injuries.
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