Dr. Cyril Wecht

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Dr. Cyril Wecht Answers Cyanide Questions

Late Friday night, Pittsburgh Police and FBI agents searched the home of Dr. Autumn Marie Klein and her husband Dr. Robert Ferrante.

05/06/2013

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Former County Health Dept. Director Dr. Dixon Dies At 74

Former director of the Allegheny County Health Department, Dr. Bruce Dixon, passed away Wednesday morning at age 74.

02/20/2013

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New Details On Fatal I-79 Crash Prompts Doctor To Warn Of “Huffing” Dangers

A report released by Pennsylvania State Police shows that three teenagers who were killed in a crash were “huffing” as they drove on Interstate 79 in Greene County.

01/14/2013

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Police: Teens Huffed Cleaning Spray Before Greene Co. Crash

The investigation into what caused a three-vehicle crash that left four dead in Greene County has revealed that inhalants played a part.

01/14/2013

Cyril Wecht, Allegheny County, medical examiner

Attorney Cyril Wecht Relives Famous Cases

Dr. Cyril Wecht joined Mike Romigh on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA Wednesday.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/24/2012

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Prominent Pittsburghers Remember Former Sen. Arlen Specter

Pittsburghers might have a hard time actually putting their finger on exactly how former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter may have had an impact on their lives. But Pittsburgh’s Elsie Hillman, who knew Specter as both a senator and a friend, says all we need to do is look around because his fingerprints are on just about everything.

10/14/2012

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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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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

Cyril Wecht, Allegheny County, medical examiner

Q&A Tuesdays With Mike Pintek

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA’s Mike Pintek was joined for Q&A Tuesday today by Dr. Cyril Wecht, a forensic pathologist. They talked about different cases that have happened recently from Michael Jackson to Casey Anthony. You can […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–10/18/2011

Cyril Wecht, Allegheny County, medical examiner

Wecht Wants Job As Medical Examiner Back

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.

04/28/2011

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Wecht Performs Autopsy On Nuring Home Patient

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A local woman is one step closer to getting some answers surrounding the death of her elderly father after his body was exhumed and an autopsy was performed today. Aldo Giannini, 85, […]

02/18/2011

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State Police: Armstrong Co. Man Staged Homicide

SPRING CHURCH (KDKA) — Early on Jan. 16, police cruisers and the Armstrong County Coroner’s van clogged a normally quiet street in Spring Church. The body of 43-year-old James Sapinsky was discovered by his fiancée […]

02/14/2011

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