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Editorial: Able medical examiner needed

Title: Editorial: Able medical examiner needed
Date: Friday, 23 June 2000
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Main source: sptimes.com

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Medical examiners are vital to the criminal justice system. They investigate suspicious deaths, help determine if crimes were committed and influence the outcome of trials. They should be competent medical professionals, managers and witnesses. In each of those areas, serious questions have been raised about Pinellas-Pasco Medical Examiner Joan Wood. Before Gov. Jeb Bush decides whether to reappoint Wood to another three-year term, he should consider the consequences. Wood was at the center of a controversial decision by State Attorney Bernie ... [Read the rest at sptimes.com]