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Had a big -- another mystery that is gripping the nation the -- poised dean of a million dollar lottery winner today six months after the Chicago man's death.
His body was exhumed and after an autopsy was performed the chief medical examiner answering questions about why the Sinai was not detected sooner.
The finest ball as best detected.
-- from gastric contents or from -- Being that it no autopsy was performed initially and there was an exposure to a lot of smells it's not something you'd.
Just know walking by a body that has cyanide inside and -- there was no initial autopsy.
There really wouldn't be all that -- -- and external examination.
But did the medical Examiner's office missed something tragic past just doctor Michael Baden joins us -- -- -- Hi Greta how are you -- Dmitri -- mystery.
It intriguing mission and carries a big -- bodies six months later.
Is there a way to determine -- that cyanide was swallowed inhaled or ingested because of your reverse engineer that that would be most likely way to sort of begin -- investigation of who might have done something.
Right well the it very important thing here is to deterrent to find if there is cyanide in the food that was collected from the stomach.
If he died because he swallow.
Then that would have to be in the stomach contents.
Which I'm sure they going to examine.
This thing about it though is usually we identify.
Possible cyanide poisonings.
By the color of the body.
Normally when we die the settling of blood is a bluish color.
-- cyanide it cyanide poisoning it's a scarlet red so that if he had.
Died of cyanide poisoning they should have been as cyanide.
Red color to the body different than all the other bodies in the morgue at that time.
Can you tell stomach contents because a description was by the medical examiner advanced state of decomposition six months later.
The stomach contents still sufficiently intact and some forms you can make an analysis.
Yet the stomach contents stays up pretty good even if the body -- the tissues of the body are.
Deteriorating and decomposing stomach contents have been recovered from egyptians.
2000 years ago.
The body is -- -- eyes but this still the the last the meal is still.
In the stomach so the stomach contents they pretty good once we died all of.
I know autopsy here of this man how bad that the get -- six months ago why not.
Well -- they had a rule which is.
Not he had universal rule that day they didn't do autopsy dip to 45 years of age and -- that was as.
Suspicion but above 45 years of age is -- we get lots of overdose suicide -- occasional poisoning after royal.
Chicago had the seven.
The cyanide -- the title no.
In the 1980s.
So there -- aware of the possibility and we had just recently Greta on Arizona in Arizona courtroom.
The defending and took cyanide on camera and within a minute -- he was lying there lifeless on camera.
And that's how quickly cyanide acts and in this situation so far we've been told in the newspapers.
That there was a three a four hour delay between dinner and his dying if that's true.
That would not be related to the dinner.
Would that be an -- he inhaled -- then are well it was injected is that the more likely at all.
David inhalation is in fumigation cyanide was used widely in twenties and thirties.
In fumigation killing rodents and rats like a -- bomb in the house or something.
If I'm not -- -- but not now that he would not have been -- it unless there was something going on in his.
Where he used cyanide which is very unlikely.
But then he would have died in the in the cleaning store not in his apartment so we're talking about here is eating it.
-- thank you sir thank you -- and.
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