11 August 2019
NYC Chief Medical Examiner Statement on Jeffrey Epstein Autopsy
Date: August 11, 2019 at 6:58:43 PM EDT
Subject: OCME Determination Pending: Jeffrey Epstein
The Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Barbara Sampson released the below statement
"Today, a medical examiner performed the autopsy of Jeffrey Epstein. The
ME's determination is pending further information at this time. At the request
of those representing the decedent, and with the awareness of the federal
prosecutor, I allowed a private pathologist (Dr. Michael Baden) to observe
the autopsy examination. This is routine practice.
My office defers to the involved law enforcement agencies regarding other
investigations around this death. Inquiries regarding the determination of
the Chief Medical Examiner should be directed towards my office."
Executive Director for Public Affairs (OCME)