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Records show Allegheny County Medical Examiner did not perform full autopsy on incarcerated man

BY: - September 19, 2023

Daniel Pastorek died nearly three years ago, on Thanksgiving Day, 2020, in a mental health unit in the Allegheny County Jail. He struggled with housing and suffered from schizophrenia. He was arrested and booked at the jail after failing to appear for an appeal in magistrate’s court on a public drunkenness case. He was 63 years old. […]

Death of Pgh man repeatedly tasered by police was an accident, Alle. Co. medical examiner rules

BY: - January 4, 2022

Jim Rogers, 54, died on Oct. 14, 2021, less than 24 hours after Pittsburgh Police officers tasered him eight times in response to a neighbor’s 911 call alleging that he had stolen a bicycle.