Forensic Pathology Expert Testifies In Excessive Force Case

Forensic pathology expert Dr. Daniel Davis, medical examiner in Lane County, OR, testified in the Yakima, WA, case against Officer Karl Thompson.  Thompson is accused of using excessive force with a baton in the 2006 death of Otto Zehm and later lying to investigators.  The medical expert opined that Zehm’s head injuries were not caused by a police baton but by a flat surface like a floor or wall.

Spokane, WA, police officers will also testify in the case.

Read more: http://www.courthousenews.com/2011/10/14/spokane%20june%20evidence%20order.pdf.

 

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