The backlog of bodies waiting for autopsy at the Maryland Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has been cleared.
According to Del. Kirill Reznik (D-Montgomery), the agency has accumulated over 900 outstanding invoices from as far back as July 2021.
Maryland Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Victor Weedn resigned from his role leading the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Friday morning.
The federal government will send three experts to Maryland’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to help ease an autopsy backlog that could grow to more than 300 by next week.
A federal Disaster Mortuary Operation Response Teams expert will be deployed to help ease Maryland’s growing autopsy backlog, which is expected to grow up to 300 by next week.
The office is seeking help from Disaster Mortuary Operational Response Teams, which typically respond after natural disasters, terrorist attacks, transportation accidents and pandemics.
The Maryland Department of Health announced Monday that Dr. Victor W. Weedn will return to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, this time…