Siebert Leaves - Tallahassee and Pensacola M-E's Fill In to Help

Medical Examiner Cases from this area and temporarily being handled by the M-e’s Office in Tallahasee.

State Attorney Steve Meadows says the First District Medical Examiner in Tallahassee will handle cases from all six counties in the 14th Judicial Circuit all this week .

Then Next week Tallahassee will handle autopsy cases from Calhoun, Jackson and Gulf Counties.

Meadows says he’s working with the First Judicial Circuit Medical Examiner in Pensacola to handle autopsies from Bay, Washington and Holmes Counties hopefully starting next week.

Dr. David Stewart, Chief Medical Examiner of the 2d District, made it clear that his concern is for the citizens of the six counties that make up the 14th District. He is counting on the cooperation of law enforcement, medical personnel, and funeral homes in our communities to make this arrangement work.

Meadows says he’s working with the First Judicial Circuit Medical Examiner in Pensacola to handle autopsies from Bay, Washington and Holmes Counties hopefully starting next week.

Four cases, two from Jackson County, and two from Bay County have already been referred to Tallahassee.

An employee of the local Medical Examiner’s office is back on the job and working hard to ease the transition.

Meanwhile, State Attorney Steve Meadows said he anticipated the re-opening of the search for a permanent medical examiner in the next few days.


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