Press Release Set for the Release of Terri Schiavo's Autopsy Report
Tuesday, June 14, 2005
Date Set For Press Conference And Release of Terri Schiavo Autopsy Report
Jon R. Thogmartin, MD (District Medical Examiner)
District Six Medical Examiner's Office
10900 Ulmerton Rd., Largo, FL 33778
What: Press conference and release of the Terri Schiavo Autopsy Report
Where: The District Six Medical Examiner’s Office located at 10900 Ulmerton Road, Largo, Florida.
When: The press conference will begin on Wednesday June 15, 2005 at 11:00 a.m.
How/Why: A press conference and release of the Terri Schiavo Autopsy Report has been scheduled for Wednesday June 15, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. The press conference will be held in the training room at the District Six Medical Examiner’s Office located at 10900 Ulmerton Road, Largo, Florida.
Parking areas will be designated on the east side of the Medical Examiner’s Office and those members of the media requiring time for equipment set-up will be allowed to enter the building at 10:00 a.m.
Those in attendance will be provided a complete copy of the report when the press conference begins. An electronic copy of the complete report will be transmitted simultaneously to those people who have previously requested this consideration. Requests for copies of autopsy reports can be made either by visiting the Medical Examiners Office web site (PREFERRED), at http://www.co.pinellas.fl.us/forensics/Autopsy_Request/autopsy_request.htm, or by contacting the Medical Examiners Office Records Custodian, Debbie Lewis at (727) 582-6800.
During the press conference, District Medical Examiner Jon R. Thogmartin, MD will provide an overview of the autopsy report and his findings. Following his presentation, Doctor Thogmartin will answer questions from the media. The press conference is expected to be no more than one-hour in duration.
The Medical Examiners Office will not be making any in-person presentations or briefings on the report prior to the scheduled press conference.