Dating a deputy sheriff
Walter has also been under fire for several questionable autopsy findings.Earlier this year, Walter ruled that the jail death of Andrew Holland was natural, even though deputies strapped him in a restraint chair for 36 hours before he died.
An attorney for the three suspects, Michael Jacobs, said Tuesday that it was too early to comment.Carter also worked as the deputy chief medical examiner of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner Department.While serving as SLO County’s forensic pathologist, Carter will perform all autopsies, medical inspections and medical reviews required by the sheriff-coroner’s office.Walter, who served as the county’s contract medical examiner, crashed his car while driving under the influence on the way to perform an autopsy.The incident resulted in the state seeking to revoke Walter’s medical license, yet the sheriff’s office stuck with him for months as it reportedly sought a replacement.Steinfeld grew up mostly in House Springs, Missouri, near St. The family moved briefly to Florida, then to Texas County, an area of rugged hills in southern Missouri.
Steinfeld dropped out of high school upon turning 17, Amber Steinfeld said.
Linda Camara, 61, a friend of Steinfeld’s family, was struck by the gruesome nature of the killing.
“People kill each other, which is bad, but to do it that way, that’s something you see in movies,” Camara said.
On Tuesday, the SLO County sheriff’s office announced that for the first time ever the county hired a full-time forensic pathologist. Carter, who holds the distinction of being the first African-American chief medical examiner in the history of the United States, according to the sheriff’s office.
Carter, an Air Force veteran, served as chief medical examiner of the District of Columbia and chief medical examiner of Harris County Texas, which includes the city of Houston.
In addition, Walter was named in a wrongful death lawsuit over a man who died in Lemoore police custody.