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Death Count Expected To Soar As NYC Says It Will Begin Reporting Probable COVID Deaths In Addition To Confirmed Ones
The city changed its approached after WNYC/Gothamist initially reported the undercounting of likely coronavirus deaths.
Apr 8, 2020 5:30 AM
Staggering Surge Of NYers Dying In Their Homes Suggests City Is Undercounting Coronavirus Fatalities
Deaths at home hit record numbers, but they’re not all counted in the official coronavirus toll.
Apr 7, 2020 6:00 AM
Concrete-Shoes-Wearing Murder Victim Died By Duct-Tape Suffocation
It's still unclear how long his body was in Sheepshead Bay.
Updated: May 6, 2016 4:22 PM
Report: Dying Alone & Unnoticed Until Neighbors Report A Smell Is As Real A Danger As We Fear
Time to start being a kind and sharing person, everybody.
Updated: Oct 18, 2015 3:28 PM
Suspected "Kayak Killer" Allegedly Confessed To Killing Fiance On Video
Her attorneys say his death was an accident.
Updated: Sep 12, 2015 6:08 PM
[UPDATE] City Says Medical Examiner Covered Up Body Mix-Up
According to the report, the medical examiner "intentionally destroyed" office records that showed they gave a Manhattan family the wrong corpse for cremation and burial.
Updated: Apr 13, 2015 10:29 AM
Westchester Woman Buried With Organs In Buckets Thanks To Medical Examiner Mix-Up
Tthe family of a deceased Westchester woman says the city medical examiner returned her body for burial with her organs in buckets, and they're taking legal action.
Updated: Feb 5, 2013 3:36 PM
DNA Tech May Have Botched A LOT Of NYC Rape Investigations
The NYC Medical Examiner's Office is reviewing more than 800 rape cases after discovering that an error-prone lab technician botched an untold number of DNA investigations.
Updated: Jan 11, 2013 12:00 PM
Man Who Stole $10 Million From WTC Fund Fighting To Keep $400K
Venkataraman was working at the medical examiner's office after the attacks, and he and his girlfriend began funneling millions of dollars the city received from the federal government into "shell companies and fake contract bids."
Updated: Sep 4, 2011 2:28 PM
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