Sandra Bland was found dead in her jail cell on July 13, three days after she was arrested for allegedly assaulting a police officer during a traffic stop in Waller County, about 50 miles north of Houston.
Beginning Wednesday, the Cook County Medical Examiner will post information about unidentified bodies, including, in some cases, photographs.
An 83-year-old Chicago woman is the first cold-related death of the season in Cook County.
Dr. Stephen Cina says with about 5,000 bodies passing through the facility each year, the challenges are great. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
The former Cook County Medical Examiner is speaking out for the first time after being forced from office two months ago.
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.
Milwaukee County, Wis., is taking a drastic step to identify dozens of those who died as John and Jane Doe’s.
A 78-year-old Dixmoor woman died in part from the extreme heat that settled over Chicago last week, bringing the number of temperature-related deaths to 12 for Cook County.
The exteme heat is suspected of being a factor in the deaths of at least seven Cook County residents in the last few days.
Information comes from Medical Examiner on Former Chicago Board of Education president Michael Scott, former Blagojevich fundraiser and advisor Christopher Kelly deaths.