Pediatrics Expert On Salt Poisoning Case

Pediatrics expert Dr. Michael Moritz, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, testified in the Hannah Overton hearing.  Overton is serving life imprisonment in the death of the four year old boy she was in the process of adopting.  The pediatric nephrology expert testified that Andrew Burd, 4, died of salt poisoning but the evidence does not coincide with other cases when the poisoning was intentional.  Dr. Moritz’s primary research is in sodium and water metabolism in children.

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