Latoya Jackson (inset) and her three sons – Andrew Simms Jr., 11; Cameron Jackson, 9; and 5-year-old Cantrell – were found dead in their Chatham home on Saturday. (Family Photos)

Autopsies Inconclusive On Family Found In Chatham

A horrifying discovery in a Chatham neighborhood home left family and friends grieving, and in disbelief, after a woman and her three sons were found dead, deaths being investigated as homicides.


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Three More Heat-Related Deaths Bring Total To 22 In A Week

Autopsies conducted Wednesday determined three more people have died in part from the recent heat, raising the total to 22 heat-related deaths in Cook County in a week.


Cook County Medical Examiner's Office

Medical Examiner’s Office Suspends Autopsies For Some Deceased People

Due to staffing shortages, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office has announced that full autopsies will no longer be performed in certain cases in which drugs or alcohol might have led to a person’s death.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012