Saturday, August 1, 2009

2nd Gatti Autopsy Ordered By Quebec Coroner

Brazilian police released new information on Friday about the death of boxer Arturo Gatti. Jeff Christensen/Reuters

From The CBC:

Canada wants details of Brazilian findings on former boxer's death

At the family's request, a Quebec coroner has agreed to exhume the body of former boxing champion Arturo Gatti so that two pathologists can conduct a second autopsy.

His family refuses to believe Gatti committed suicide, as Brazilian authorities affirmed Thursday.

Montreal coroner Jean Brochu said it will be several weeks before the results of the autopsy will be released. One of the problems facing the pathologists is that the body was embalmed before it was sent back to Canada for burial.

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More News On Arturo Gatti's Death

Quebec coroner to perform autopsy on Gatti's body -- CTV
Canada wants more info on death of boxer in Brazil -- Montreal Gazette
Gatti exhumed; Canadian authorities to do autopsy -- AP
Former boxer Gatti's body exhumed -- BBC
Canada wants more info about Gatti's death -- National Post

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