Aug 21, 2008

Autopsy in details

The doctor touched his forehead with his middle finger. A deliberate, older man with the trace of a lisp, he touched the spot several times.

"A right frontal wound," he said to the jury. "Right to left, front to back, and at a slightly downward angle."

Douglas Posey, Jr., a Georgia Bureau of Investigation medical examiner, told a Clayton County jury about his autopsy of Travis Scott, an 18-year-old who was shot to death in September. He described the autopsy in details both clinical and disturbing: Blood from the bullet wound seeped down into the dead man's eyes, the doctor said, and radial cracks covered the skull around two 9 mm holes.

Read the full story @ the Clayton News Daily:
Jury flooded with details in murder testimony