Stories tagged with: Autopsy

August 8, 2013 - 5:11pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

Coroner's are required by law to determine the cause and manner of death in the county and on Thursday, Muskingum County Coroner, Dr.Charles Feicht gave the the commissioner's an update on the budget and what's been going on for the past six and a half months.

"We reported the statistics about the number of homicides and suicides and the number of autopsies that have been performed," said Dr. Feicht. "So all of that impacts the budget."

Feicht also reported...

December 22, 2011 - 7:28pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Coroner has released the final report on Terry Thompson, the Kopchak road man who released dozens of wild animals before committing suicide.

The findings show that Thompson had no alcohol or illegal drugs in his system. Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz reacted to the release of the autopsy report.

"I think the biggest key there was for everybody was wanting to know if there were any drugs or alcohol in his system, and again that doesn't really get too...

August 7, 2010 - 8:41pm
5 years 4 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office says it's treating a five-month-old's death as a homicide.

Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the 2000 block of the east pike just after midnight Monday. They discovered that Dash Christopher Ray Wright, who was with family, was not breathing. The baby was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Sheriff Matt Lutz says it does not appear that the death was brought on by sudden infant death syndrome, but he says...

December 27, 2009 - 9:03pm
5 years 35 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are releasing more information about a man found dead in the Muskingum River Sunday evening. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says he is now being identified as a 29-year-old white male from out of town. Roush says he will not yet release the victim’s name or hometown. But Roush says the Franklin County Coroner’s report has been released and it shows the victim died of a head injury from a fall. Detective Roush says the victim was living under the Y-Bridge,...

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