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Expert warns vs wild claims linked to Dengvaxia

Feb 05, 2018 - 4:57 PM

The Public Attorney's Office files a civil case demanding damages amounting to P4 million against former health officials, along with officials of Sanofi Pasteur and distributor Zuellig Pharma

DENGVAXIA. PAO's forensics head Erwin Erfe says a 10-year-old vaccinated child was found with signs of the rare vaccine-related viscerotropic disease during a press conference on February 5, 2018. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Sison on NPA, Doctors’ group on Dengvaxia, Democrats on Trump | Midday wRap

Feb 05, 2018 - 12:31 PM

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Autopsy shows Chester Bennington not under influence of drugs

Dec 06, 2017 - 7:00 PM

The autopsy report sheds more light on the death of the Linkin Park vocalist

CHESTER BENNINGTON. The autopsy report on the late Linkin Park frontman is released.

What different documents say on Atio Castillo's cause of death

Nov 06, 2017 - 7:20 PM

There are 4 documents being looked at – the autopsy report, medico-legal report, death certificate, and histopathological report

POLICE DOCUMENTS. Manila Police District Chief Joel Coronel testifies on November 6, 2017 before the Senate committee on public order and dangerous drugs on the different documents they prepared on Horacio Castillo III's cause of death. Photo by Rappler

Death certificate shows Atio died due to existing heart condition

Oct 27, 2017 - 5:30 PM

(UPDATED) Citing Castillo's death certificate, hazing suspect Solano insists Atio died due to Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and not hazing. Castillo's parents say their son died because of blood trauma.

'CAUGHT IN THE MESS.' Suspect John Paul Solano says the consequences are too severe for being the guy who was just caught in the mess. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

VLOG: U.S. agents check for most wanted terrorists among Marawi bodies

Oct 02, 2017 - 11:50 PM

The American agents will help identify the cadavers of foreign fighters who joined the local terrorists in Marawi City

Reynaldo de Guzman, Uson, North Korea sanctions | Midday wRap

Sep 07, 2017 - 12:17 PM

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Gordon, Arnaiz, Duterte | Evening wRap

Sep 04, 2017 - 7:40 PM

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Carl Arnaiz handcuffed, beaten up, killed – PAO autopsy

Sep 04, 2017 - 4:40 PM

Findings of the Public Attorney s Office show the 19 year old was kneeling when initially shot then killed with more shots after he was lying on the ground

ANOTHER KIAN? PAO Chief Persida Acosta says there are parallelisms between the killing of Kian delos Santos and Carl Arnaiz. The 19-year-old Arnaiz' parents and sister went to the DOJ on September 4, 2017. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

PNP autopsy, impeachment complaint, Trump | Evening wRap

Aug 23, 2017 - 9:25 PM

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PNP contradicts PAO: Only 2, not 3, gunshot wounds on Kian

Aug 23, 2017 - 3:40 PM

The Philippine National Police s autopsy report on Kian delos Santos differs from that of the Public Attorney s Office

Kian's uncle, Randy points the corner where the boy was shot. The bullet holes is visible with Kian's blood splattered around it. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

'Nakaluhod tapos nasubsob': How Kian was shot, according to PAO

Aug 22, 2017 - 12:30 PM

Bullet trajectory and entry wounds point to murder says Public Attorney s Office chief Persida Acosta

CRIME SCENE. PAO Chief Persida Acosta visits the area where Kian delos Santos was shot and killed during a police anti-illegal drugs operation at Brgy. 160 in Caloocan City on Aug. 16, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Uber, Parojinog autopsy, Duterte on Sereno | Evening wRap

Aug 03, 2017 - 7:21 PM

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Autopsy reports point to Parojinogs fighting back – PNP

Aug 03, 2017 - 3:25 PM

The PNP also clarifies that the white object that Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Parojinog refused to give to cops was a piece of paper containing names

DEAD. The body of the mayor's wife, Susan Parojinog, after the operation. Sourced photo

No autopsy for U.S. student detained by North Korea

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:40 PM

It s not uncommon to get autopsy objections Justin Weber of the Hamilton County coroner s office says It s the family s choice

This photo taken on February 29, 2016 and released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 1, 2016 shows US student Otto Frederick Warmbier. File photo by KCNA via KNS/AFP

Carrie Fisher autopsy reveals cocaine, ecstasy

Jun 20, 2017 - 10:25 AM

The toxicology report also reveals quantities of alcohol and opiates in the Star Wars actress system

Pangilinan seeks mandatory autopsy of crime victims

Feb 04, 2017 - 9:30 AM

The filing of the bill comes amid the administration s war on drugs which has so far claimed over 7 000 lives

WAR ON DRUGS. A street vendor gunned down in Mandaluyong on December 21, 2016. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Marcos’ lead, Aquino on Robredo, Manny Pacquiao | 12PM wRap

May 27, 2016 - 1:29 PM

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NBI: Blackened hearts of 2 Closeup concert casualties 'highly unusual'

May 26, 2016 - 8:36 PM

The hearts of two victims autopsied by the NBI are dark they are very black and they have areas of rupture areas of bleeding resulting to congestion

PARTY GONE BAD. Controversy follows the latest 'Closeup Forever Summer' rave concert after 5 attendees died on May 22, 2016. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

ONE FC’s Chinese MMA fighter dies of heart attack – Autopsy report

Dec 23, 2015 - 12:48 PM

The results of the autopsy indicate that Yang Jian Bing died due to an acute myocardial infarction

HEART ATTACK. MMA fighter Yang Jian Bing has died of heart attack, according to an autopsy report. Photo by

Indian man who woke up on autopsy table dies

Oct 15, 2015 - 12:46 AM

Just as the autopsy was about to start hospital staff were given the fright of their lives when the man started breathing

Autopsy dismisses foul play in BB King death

Jul 15, 2015 - 11:21 PM

The King of Blues did not die of poison as his daughters claimed

27 SAF troopers shot in the head – initial report

Feb 14, 2015 - 11:35 PM

The PNP releases an update on the Board of Inquiry probe into the Mamasapano clash

A mother of grieves over the coffin of one of the slain PNP-SAF member during the necrological service of 42 slain SAF members at Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig on January 30, 2015. Photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Heroin role in Peaches Geldof death – inquest

May 01, 2014 - 9:50 PM

UPDATED Geldof s mother TV presenter Paula Yates died of a heroin overdose in 2000

PEACHES GELDOF. The file picture dated 19 February 2014 shows British presenter Peaches Geldof arriving on the red carpet at the O2 Arena for the Brit Awards 2014 in London, Britain. According to media reports on 07 April 2014, Peaches Geldof died aged 25. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Autopsy on Geldof's daughter proves inconclusive

Apr 10, 2014 - 2:51 PM

Local Kent Police in southeast England said her passing is a non suspicious unexplained sudden death

French experts rule out Arafat poisoning: source

Dec 03, 2013 - 11:33 PM

French experts have ruled out a theory that Yasser Arafat was killed by poisoning contradicting previous findings of Swiss scientists who offered support for polonium poisoning

POISONED? A file picture taken on October 29, 2004, shows ailing Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat saying goodbye to well-wishers as he boards a Jordanian army helicopter at dawn at the Muqatta, his West Bank offices in Ramallah. AFP PHOTO/ODD ANDERSEN

Monteith post-mortem done

Jul 16, 2013 - 2:22 PM

But results can t be released sooner say coroners

GONE TOO SOON. The 'Glee' star's death has drawn an outpouring of sympathy