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Cyril Wecht

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Pittsburgh Remembers Sophie Masloff

Former Mayor Sophie Masloff was known for her personal touch with the people of Pittsburgh.

08/17/2014

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Autopsy: Man Dies Of Asphyxiation After Confrontation With UPMC Security

On December 10, 2013, 39-year-old Ricardo Martinez went to the ER at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.

05/20/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling On DNA “Wrong,” Says Dr. Cyril Wecht

Every day citizens are arrested and booked on suspicion of committing a crime — and their fingerprints are taken with or without their consent.

06/03/2013

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Wecht Weighs In Former Rankin Police Chief’s Death

While Washington County investigators say a former Rankin Police chief’s death appears to be from natural causes, former Allegheny County Coroner Dr. Cyril Wecht says police use of a Taser did not directly cause his death.

12/17/2012

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Dr. Cyril Wecht Takes Stand As ‘Greensburg 6’ Penalty Phase Continues

estimony continues today in the penalty phase for one of members of the so-called “Greensburg 6” in Westmoreland County. Jurors today heard testimony about the injuries sustained by 30-year-old Jennifer Daugherty at the hands of the so-called “Greensburg 6.”

08/23/2012

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Bill Green, Cyril Wecht React To Orie Verdict

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Political expert Bill Green and Forensic Pathologist Cyril Wecht. The topic – Jane Orie and the verdict that was given yesterday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/27/2012

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Cyril Wecht Weighs In On Whitney Houston’s Cause Of Death

Whitney Houston died six weeks ago. On Thursday, the public finally learned what killed her.

03/23/2012

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Prosecution Questions State Sen. Jane Orie

The prosecution began cross-examining State Sen. Jane Orie in her corruption trial. So far, the questioning has focused on her employees doing campaign work on state time.

03/20/2012

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State Sen. Jane Orie Testifies During Corruption Trial

State Sen. Jane Orie took the stand Monday in her corruption trial on Monday.

03/19/2012

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Wecht Blasts Fitzgerald Over Dr. Dixon’s Firing

KDKA AM’s Marty Griffin talks to Dr Cyril Wecht about his anger over Dr Bruce Dixon’s firing.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/08/2012

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Cyril Wecht Will Not Become Allegheny County Medical Examiner

Forensic Pathologist Cyril Wecht was forced to resign after federal agents seized records from his office and he was later indicted on corruption charges.

02/27/2012

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Cyril Wecht Watching Whitney Houston Case

There are new details in the death of singer Whitney Houston. Forensic Pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht says sources in Los Angeles tell him prescription drugs have already been identified.

02/13/2012

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Wecht Hoping To Be Re-Appointed 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.

12/23/2011

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Cyril Wecht Performs Autopsy In High-Profile Calif. Case

The tabloid’s dubbed the case,”The Mystery of the Pink Rope.” The medical examiner in San Diego, Calif., called it a suicide. The victim’s family calls it murder.

10/28/2011

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911 Call Played In McAnulty Trial

Prosecutors played a 911 tape in court today in which a Westmoreland County man admits having the gun used in a murder.

07/13/2011

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