NJ Advance Media: Death & Dysfunction

Number 28477
Subject Medical Examiners
Source NJ Advance Media
Year 2018
Publication Date December 2017 to July 2018
Summary An 18-month NJ Advance Media investigation for The Star-Ledger and NJ.com found serious failures at nearly every level of New Jersey’s patchwork system of medical examiner offices, the obscure agencies charged with one of the most fundamental tasks: figuring out how somebody died and why. The probe revealed families left to grieve without answers or closure, innocent people sent to jail and murders still unsolved.
Category Philip Meyer Contest entry
Keywords medical examiner, autopsy, death investigation, homicide, murder, violence, New Jersey
Related Links http://death.nj.com/
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