Autopsies

Medical Examiner May Be First To Use CT Scanner

Aug 3, 2018
WMFE

The Orange County medical examiner wants to be the first in Florida to use CT scanning technology for autopsies.

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Decades ago, hundreds of nuns and priests made an extraordinary decision: They agreed to donate their brains upon death to science, hoping to help solve mysteries about Alzheimer's and other diseases. Now, a study that used their gifts is giving some clues. It reveals that high blood pressure late in life might harm the brain.

Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Laly Santiago-Leon (Lolly Santiago Loom) lost her cousin Luis Wilson Leon (Louis Wilson Loom) and his boyfriend Jean Mendez Perez in the Pulse nightclub shooting.