Forensic Center for Autopsies in Rutherford County

  Email   Print

UPDATE:

The idea of building a Forensic Center for autopsies in Murfreesboro is gaining momentum. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron updated WGNS News on the proposal...



One reason the need for a Forensic Center in Tennessee is so strong...



A forensic center could prove to be an educational tool if partnered with MTSU and Meharry Medical College, according to Ketron.

As for the cost, it could be paid for by servicing other counties and through educational grants...



Again, a Forensic Center that would perform autopsies on the deceased is moving forward.

PREVIOUS NEWS STORY:

A Forensic Center is an idea that Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron has been looking into for educational, investigative and cost saving purposes. Another reason - - there is nowhere for bodies to go if a mass casualty occurred...



Ketron said that those who die from a suicide, accident or murder are sent to Nashville for an autopsy, which is costly...



The one facility in Nashville is also slow due to the number of bodies being sent to their facility...



A forensic center could prove to be an educational tool, according to Ketron...



There is an opportunity for the proposed center to be paid for by servicing other counties and through educational grants...



WGNS will keep you informed on the idea of a forensic center in Rutherford County.

ADVERTISEMENT



Read more from:
News
Tags: 
autopsies, autopsy, forensic, mtsu, murfreesboro
Share: 
  Email   Print
Related Articles
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: