Weekly News via Email
   Set as homepage | Add to favorites | Customer Service | Subscribe Now | Place an Ad | Contact Us | Sitemap Monday, 09.22.2014
Classifieds
News Archive
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
 1  2  3  4  5
 6  7  8  9  10  11  12
 13  14  15  16  17  18  19
 20  21  22  23  24  25  26
 27  28  29  30  31
Online Extras
Site Services
Around Bend
Outdoor Fun
Travel Info
Shop Local




Members Of



Poll: Today's Live Poll
Email to a friend | Print this | PDF version | Comments (0 posted) 
  Blogger |   del.icio.us |   digg |   newsvine

Jan 30,2008
Wecht staffer testifies about cadavers
by UPI

PITTSBURGH - An official at the Pittsburgh coroner's office testified that he had concerns about his boss, Dr. Cyril Wecht, shipping unclaimed cadavers to a university.

Edward Strimlan said at Wecht's trial on multiple charges that while he had "reservations" about the 2005 transaction, he did not voice his concerns to Wecht.

Wecht, a frequent television commentator about major crimes all over the United States, is on trial in Pittsburgh on multiple counts alleging he used his position as Allegheny County Medical Examiner for his personal gain.

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said that while Strimlan was complimentary toward Wecht under cross examination, Wecht nevertheless had the two bodies sent to Carlow University for autopsies and then sent back to the morgue before the deceased's families were located.

Wecht, 76, forged a high-profile career as a consultant in such cases as the Sharon Tate murders and running a private lab that did pathology work. ABC News said the current allegations include charges he dragooned county employees into doing private errands and work for his private lab.

© 2008 United Press International. All Rights Reserved.

468 times read

Related news
Presbyterian Church rules on gay issues by UPI posted on Feb 19,2008

Fifth-grader to stand trial for murder by UPI posted on Mar 25,2009

House fire kills 5 children in Pittsburgh by UPI posted on Jun 12,2007

McDonald's warned to clean up drug dealing by UPI posted on Mar 10,2009

Young Pittsburgh mayor boost for Clinton? by UPI posted on Apr 09,2008

Did you enjoy this article? Rating: 4.69Rating: 4.69Rating: 4.69Rating: 4.69Rating: 4.69 (total 36 votes)

Market Information
Breaking News
Most Popular
Most Commented
Featured Columnist
Horoscope Guide
Aquarius Aquarius Libra Libra
Aries Aries Pisces Pisces
Cancer Cancer Sagittarius Sagittarius
Capricorn Capricorn Scorpio Scorpio
Gemini Gemini Taurus Taurus
Leo Leo Virgo Virgo
Local Attractions
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau
Bend Visitors & Convention Bureau

Mt. Bachelor Resort
Mt. Bachelor Resort

Les Schwab Ampitheater
Les Schwab Ampitheater

Deschutes County Fairgrounds
Deschutes County
Fairgrounds

Tower Theatre
Tower Theatre

The High Desert Museum

Advertisements



Deschutes County

Google  
  Web    BendWeekly.com
© 2006 Bend Weekly News
A .Com Endeavors, Inc. Company.
All Rights Reserved. Terms under
which this service is provided to you.
Please read our Privacy Policy. Contact us.
Bend Weekly News & Event Guide Online
   Save the Net
Advertisement
External sites open in new window,
not endorsed by BendWeekly.com
Subscribe in NewsGator Online
Add to Google Add to MSN Add to My AOL
What are RSS headlines?