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Crime-scene investigator can’t testify on cause of death (access required)

Where the plaintiff in a wrongful death case offered a former police chief/crime-scene investigator to testify that the decedent did not die from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, but he lacked knowledge, training or experience in medical science or forensic pathology, he was not qualified to render an opinion on the nature of the gunshot wound. Background At ...