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Cause Of Fatal Fight Not Clear

Murder Trial Enters Third Day

Posted: July 3, 2013 at 5 a.m.

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It’s not clear what sparked a fatal fight under an Elkins bridge, but it may have been two drunken ex-cons telling prison stories.

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Medical Examiner

A physician charged with investigating sudden, suspicious, unexplained, or unnatural deaths. Medical examiners determine such things as the positive identification of a corpse, the time of death, if death occurred where the corpse was found, and the manner and cause of death. They conduct autopsies and other medical tests to determine the details of a death.

Source: Staff Reports

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