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Autopsy reports confirm Taiwan standoff prisoners committed suicide

Autopsy reports Wednesday confirmed that six prisoners in Taiwan who took hostages in a prison standoff this month to demand their freedom had committed suicide, following intense speculation over how they died.

Autopsy reveals Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun died from a single shot fired by a rookie police officer, according to an autopsy released on Friday.

Nurse who took selfies with dead patients accused of murder

An Italian nurse who took photographs of herself with dead patients has been accused of murdering one of them and may be behind the deaths of dozens of others, according to Italian media reports.

Test results show Chopin's heart in good shape

The heart of late Polish composer Frederic Chopin, which was buried in the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, is in good condition, scientists have confirmed.

Joan Rivers' autopsy inconclusive
Joan Rivers' autopsy inconclusive


Los Angeles: The autopsy of comedienne Joan Rivers is over but the cause of death is still not known.

Controversy over Lucknow woman`s autopsy heats up

The controversy surrounding the autopsy of a woman gang-raped and murdered near Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh last week turned murkier Wednesday with the opposition parties accusing the government and police of a whitewash job.

Autopsies in open: NHRC seeks report from MP govt

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Friday issued notice to Madhy Pradesh government following reports that autopsies were being done in an open room in the middle of a residential colony in the state`s Sagar district.

Sunanda Pushkar autopsy row: Dr Gupta indulging in "publicity gimmick", says AIIMS

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences told a service tribunal that Dr Sudhir Kumar Gupta, head of its Forensic Medicine Department, was indulging in "publicity gimmick" by levelling charges of being pressurised over Sunanda Pushkar`s autopsy.

Autopsy reports fail time and again to help Delhi Police

With the postmortem of the British citizen, whose body was found in a plastic bag in southeast Delhi last Sunday, failing to identify the exact cause of his death, police investigation in yet another high-profile case has hit a roadblock due to inconclusive forensic reports.

Autopsy on Hoffman inconclusive, more tests needed: Official

The results of an autopsy on Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman`s body were inconclusive, and further tests have been ordered, the New York medical examiner`s office said Wednesday.

Doctors carry out post-mortem on Sunanda Pushkar`s body

A three-doctor panel was constituted to conduct the postmortem examination of union Minister Shashi Tharoor`s wife Sunanda Pushkar.

Sindhurakshak mishap: Five Navy men died due to burns, search for more continues

Battling the odds, divers from the Navy continued their search for more bodies on board submarine INS Sindhurakshak without any success but managed to open a second access to the sunken vessel during an overnight "challenging but critical" operation.

AIIMS doctors perform second autopsy on Ilavarasan`s body

A three-member team of doctors from AIIMS on Thursday performed the second autopsy on the body of Dalit youth E Ilavarasan.

MJ `tattooed lips pink due to rare pigmentation disease`

A photograph of Michael Jackson`s naked corpse, laid bare to the jury examining the question of the pop icon`s wrongful death on Tuesday, revealed his rare pigmentation disease.

Slain Boston suspects`s body to undergo second autopsy

The body of slain Boston bombings suspect will undergo a second "independent" autopsy as demanded by his relatives, a family spokeswoman has said.

Sarabjit gets a martyr`s send-off; autopsy doctors say motive was to kill

Sarabjit Singh, the Indian prisoner who died after a murderous attack in a Lahore jail, was on Friday cremated with full state honours of a martyr as tens of thousands of people joined in to bid him a tearful farewell.

Pak medical board completes autopsy on body of Sarabjit

A Pakistani medical board completed autopsy on the body of Indian death row convict Sarabjit Singh, who died early today after being comatose for almost a week following an attack by other prisoners at a Lahore jail.

Bihar woman found hanging from tree not gang-raped: Autopsy

The autopsy report of the 32-year-old woman who was found hanging from a tree in a mango orchard has stated that she was not gang-raped.

Palestinian officials hesitant on Arafat autopsy

Palestinian investigators looking into Yasser Arafat`s death said on Thursday they want to review reports.

Autopsy concluded on Rodney King

Investigators conducted an autopsy on the body of Rodney King but officials said it will take up to eight weeks to determine what killed him.