Allegheny County Medical Examiner
Big decisions lie ahead for the next Allegheny County Executive, but none may be more difficult than choosing the next Allegheny County Medical Examiner. The man holding the title right now has earned praise, but a big name from the past also wants the job.
Pittsburgh police and the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office searched a former funeral home and recovered a dozen containers of what appeared to be cremated remains.
The badly decomposed body of a woman was discovered wrapped in a carpet and discarded in a wooded area in Wilkinsburg leaving the police and forensic scientists at the Allegheny County Crime Lab little to go on.
They are the real CSI. Forensic scientists don’t carry weapons and don’t make arrests; but in the new Allegheny County Crime Lab, they’re using state-of-the-art technology to help police solve murders and rapes
For years, Allegheny County’s crime lab suffered from a lack of funding, staff and resources; and as a result, some violent criminals were never prosecuted.
Federal grants have allowed the forensic scientists at the county’s new crime lab to analyze and process the evidence under the watchful eyes of the current Allegheny County Medical Examiner Dr. Karl Williams.
Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on the North Side Tuesday night.
A woman is dead following an accident involving farm equipment in Elizabeth Township. It happened just after 9 p.m. at 201 Park Avenue.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office has been called to South Park Township.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner has been called to the scene of an accident in Fawn Township.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner is investigating the death of a person in East Liberty. The body was found on the porch of a home in the 5400-block of Penn Avenue.
A badly decomposed body was found in East Liberty Tuesday afternoon. According to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner, the body was found in an abandoned house on Manetto Way around 1 p.m.
He was the Allegheny County medical examiner before a federal prosecutor indicted him on corruption charges. But now that the charges have been dropped, and the term of the current medical examiner has expired, Cyril Wecht says he wants his job back.
MCKEESPORT (KDKA) — Police are investigating after a body was found in McKeesport. The body was found inside an apartment at Crawford Village. Allegheny County 911 tells KDKA-TV the call came in shortly before 4 […]