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Latasha Nevitt (CBS)

UPDATE: Body Found In Sewer Is Woman Missing Since 2011

A body found wrapped earlier this week in a drain pipe, wrapped in plastic, is that of a Morgan Park woman who disappeared in 2011, the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirms.

03/07/2014

A woman's body was found  wrapped in a plastic sheet inside a drainage pipe in the Morgan Park neighborhood. Police believe the body might belong to a missing woman whose house is less than 100 feet from the pipe. (Credit: CBS)

Autopsy Delayed For Body Found Near Missing Woman’s Home

Authorities will have to wait another day before conducting autopsy on a decomposed body found in a drainage pipe near the home of a woman who’s been missing for more than two years.

03/06/2014

In what may have been in last public appearance, Charlie Trotter appeared at a culinary conference in Jackson Hole over the weekend. (Credit: Richard Ofstein MD, for Planet Jackson Hole)

After Autopsy, Cause Of Charlie Trotter’s Death Remains Undetermined

The cause of Charlie Trotter’s death remained undetermined following an autopsy by the Cook County Medical Examiner.

11/06/2013

Washington Heights Infant’s Death Ruled A Homicide

The state Department of Children & Family Services and Chicago Police are investigating the death of Tayshaun Dyson, who was found unresponsive at his home in the 8900 block of South Throop Street.

08/28/2013

Police and a forensics team investigate after a body was found on a frontage road near the Edens Expressway. (Credit: CBS)

Wilmette Investigating First Murder In 3 Years

An autopsy Wednesday determined a young man found dead along a frontage road in Wilmette died from a gunshot wound to the head.

06/05/2013

Bryeon Hunter (Credit: Maywood Police)

Autopsy Could Confirm If Body Found By Des Plaines River Is Bryeon Hunter

A day after the body of a child believed to be Bryeon Hunter – the 20-month-old Maywood boy allegedly killed by his mother and her boyfriend – the man who found the body met the child’s grandmother.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2013

Police investigate after undercover Chicago police officers shot and killed a man who allegedly rammed a police vehicle in East Hazel Crest on March 19, 2013. (Credit: CBS)

Autopsy Determines Man Killed By Police Was Shot In The Back

Chicago Police fatally shot a motorist in south suburban East Hazel Crest on Tuesday evening after the man rammed a police vehicle while attempting to flee from undercover investigators, officials said.

03/22/2013

Lisa Koziol-Ellis (Credit: Elgin Police)

Autopsy: Elgin Woman Was Stabbed To Death

A 33-year-old northwest suburban woman found dead inside her townhome early Saturday was stabbed to death, according to the results of an autopsy conducted Monday.

03/04/2013

Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Autopsy Finds Nothing New In Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Death

The Cook County Medical Examiner announced Friday that an autopsy of a poisoned lottery winner shed no new light on how cyanide got into his system.

03/01/2013

Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Poisoned Lottery Winner’s Body Exhumed For Autopsy

An autopsy was conducted Friday on the body of a lottery winner who died from cyanide poisoning last year, after his body was exhumed for further testing, but the results of those tests won’t be completed for a few weeks.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2013

Urooj Khan. (Credit: Illinois Lottery)

Authorities Seek To Exhume Body Of Poisoned Lottery Winner

It’s a fascinating mystery, with more questions than answers. Authorities have been trying to determine who poisoned a man who died days after winning a $1 million jackpot in a lottery instant game.

01/08/2013

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Autopsy: Cowboys Player Killed In Crash Was Not Drunk

An autopsy has found that Dallas Cowboys practice squad player Jerry Brown Jr. was sober when he was killed in a crash that led to an intoxication manslaughter charge against the teammate at the wheel.

01/03/2013

Kathleen Savio (Family Photo)

Doctor Who Ruled Savio’s Death A Homicide Speaks Out About Peterson Trial

The pathologist who ruled Kathleen Savio was the victim of a homicide after authorities reopened their investigation into her death said being skeptical was the key to determining it was no simple accident.

CBS 2–09/25/2012

Doctor Testifies At Peterson Trial About Conflicting Savio Autopsies

For a second day, the focus in the Drew Peterson murder trial has been the two autopsies that came to different conclusions about Kathleen Savio’s death, and the judge has had to tell the lawyers to stop bickering in front of jurors.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2012

A sketch of Drew Peterson and his son, Kristopher Peterson, sitting in court during a break in the elder Peterson's murder trial. (Credit: Cheryl Cook)

Drew Peterson Gets Visit From Son During Trial

A nursing school classmate of Kathleen Savio’s testified Thursday that Savio talked about domestic violence committed against her by Drew Peterson, and showed her the marks that he had left.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

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Autopsy: 19th Person Killed By Heat This Month

A Tuesday autopsy determined that an elderly woman died in part from the heat — the 19th heat-related death in Cook County in a week.

07/10/2012

Darrin Hanna died in November 2011, a week after he was allegedly beaten and repeatedly shocked with a stun gun at the hands of North Chicago police. (Family supplied photo)

Attorneys: Autopsy Shows Police Brutality Caused North Chicago Man’s Death

It’s been months since a 45-year-old man died one week after North Chicago police officers allegedly beat him during an arrest, but Lake County authorities have yet to issue an autopsy report. Attorneys said Wednesday an independent autopsy proves Darrin Hanna died from police brutality.

CBS 2–02/22/2012

Chicago Fire Department

Autopsy: Woman Found In Unheated Home Died From Cold

A Saturday autopsy determined the death of a woman found unresponsive Friday in her Southwest Side residence was cold related.

01/28/2012

Former Weezer bass player Mikey Welsh (Source: Welsh's Twitter page)

Ex-Weezer Bassist Dies At Chicago Hotel

Former Weezer bass player Mikey Welsh, who also found success in his second career as an artist, died in a Chicago hotel room, police said Sunday.

10/09/2011

Honeybee

Autopsy Inconclusive In Man’s Death After Bee Attack

An autopsy on Wednesday proved inconclusive in the death of a 62-year-old Roselle man who died after he attempted to clear a nest of bees or hornets that was near his home.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

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