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Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett lived for 43 minutes, then suffered a heart attack after he was given the first drug in the three drug cocktail. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas ME Returns Okla. Execution Inmate’s Body Without Heart

The body of an Oklahoma inmate who died after a botched execution of what corrections officials have said was an apparent heart attack was returned from an independent autopsy without the heart or larynx, a state medical official said Monday.

06/09/2014

Pallavi Dhawan was arrested for the murder of her 10-year-old son (credit: Frisco Police Department)

Family Wants Frisco Mother Accused Of Killing Son Cleared

A Frisco father is asking police to drop the murder charge against his wife. Pallavi Dhawan is accused of killing her son in February, but the family says a recently completed autopsy helps prove her innocence.

CBS 11–03/06/2014

Bill Livezey

Exclusive: Family Of Man Who Died After Run-In With Officer Wants Justice

John Livezey and his sister Sandy Hartgers are on a journey for the truth. They’ve driven to Corsicana from Iowa. It is in Corsicana where their 70-year-old father died after a mysterious run-in an off-duty police officer from the town of Malakoff.

CBS 11–02/07/2014

Bill Livezey

I-Team: New Records In Case Of Officer Investigated For Reckless Driving

Ernesto Fierro, an off-duty police officer from the Henderson County town of Malakoff may face criminal charges after being investigated for reckless driving in Navarro County.

CBS 11–01/29/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Burned Body Discovered In Dallas Grass Fire

Firefighters responding to the scene of a grass fire discovered a person’s burned body in Dallas early Wednesday morning. Police say the unidentified male, found in a creek bed, died from homicidal violence.

07/03/2013

Activists from pro-Kremlin children's advocacy groups march through Moscow on March 2, 2013 to call on authorities to ban all foreign adoptions and demand the return of an adopted boy whose brother died in Texas. The banner reads "The March for Protection of the Children". ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Couple Will Not Be Charged For Russian Boy’s Death

Prosecutors said Monday that they won’t charge a Texas couple in the death of a 3-year-old adopted boy from Russia, a case that has become the latest flashpoint in the debate over whether American families should be allowed to adopt Russian children.

03/18/2013

The Walmart logo is displayed on the exterior of a store. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Newborn Found Dead In Walmart Restroom

Police have ordered an autopsy on a newly born infant found dead in a restroom at a Central Texas department store near Fort Hood.

12/08/2012

steele pic

Report: Millionaire’s Suicide Linked To Money Trouble & Drug Addiction

Financial troubles and a secret drug addiction may have motivated a Highland Park multimillionaire to stab himself last month, according to an autopsy report released Friday.

08/24/2012

Andy Irons celebrates after winning the final of the Billabong Pro Tahiti 2010' surf event, on September 3, 2010 in Teahupoo Tahiti, French Polynesia.

Autopsy Of Surfer Who Died At DFW Hotel Delayed, Again

The release of surfing champion Andy Irons’ autopsy report is again being delayed. A Tarrant County District Judge has approved a 30-day extension of a temporary injunction preventing the report’s release at the request of Irons’ widow.

05/20/2011

Parkland

Family’s Pain Leads Parkland Hospital To Change Autopsy Policy

Parkland Hospital has changed its policy on how to request permission for autopsies.

02/27/2011

Parkland

Parkland Changes Autopsy Policy

Parkland Memorial Hospital has changed the way families are asked to approve autopsies for loved ones in order to provide more information.

02/26/2011

Parkland

Family: We Want Our Daughter’s Organs Back

Every night before bed, Ruben Soto says a prayer for his daughter, Sonia. She died more than 7 months ago, but he says she has yet to rest in peace. “I would never wish this on anyone,” said Soto.

CBSDFW.COM–11/04/2010