Second autopsy confirms cause of Boco-T’s death; Police Officers suspended from active duty
Thursday, May 10th, 2012
A Press Release sent out to the media today confirms that Kevin Kelly (aka. Boco-T) did not die of natural causes. After a second autopsy was performed on Kelly to clear up any ambiguities, the performing medical physician concurred with the finding of the first autopsy dispelling the idea that Boco-T’s death was accidental. This has led to all of the officers mentioned in the case to be suspended from duties awaiting the result of an internal criminal investigation.
The Press Release is a follows:
As part of the ongoing investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death of Kevin Kelly on Tuesday 8th May, 2012 Dr. Mario Estradabran conducted a post mortem examination, where at the conclusion he certified the cause of death to be Hypervolemic shock due to internal bleeding, due to multiple abdominal trauma, due to blunt instrument type.
To clear up all ambiguities a second opinion was sought, where Dr. Hugh Sanchez on 9th May 2012, between the hours of 6:00pm and 8:45pm conducted a second post mortem on the body of Kevin Kelly. At the conclusion of the examination, Dr. Sanchez’ findings were conclusive to those of Dr. Estradabran’s, hence supporting the original post mortem results.
The Commissioner of Police Mr. David Henderson has immediately interdicted from active Police duties all those officers whose names have been mentioned in this investigation. The criminal and internal investigations continue into the death of Kevin Kelly.
Sgt. Fitzroy Yearwood, Police Press Office
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