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Wukie demands to dig up Jacob Limberios, again

Emil Whitis • Apr 9, 2013 at 5:19 AM

Henry sent notification of the intention to dig up the body 17 minutes after he was copied on an email to Dr. Cynthia Beisser of the Lucas County coroner's office. Henry had previously arranged for Beisser to examine a tissue sample from a previous autopsy conducted in September by Dr. Cyril Wecht.

The Limberios family contracted Wecht after Sandusky County officials refused to conduct an initial autopsy.

Limberios was killed March 2, 2012, and Wukie ruled the death a suicide that might have been accidental. It was a ruling he issued that same night, without ever visiting the crime scene or examining the body. Sheriff's deputies allegedly discarded evidence and informed Wukie of their findings in a telephone call.  

Wecht ruled the death a homicide based on the tissue sample due to the lack of "stippling," or gunpowder burn marks near the wound. Henry agreed to have that sample tested, but has not indicated if he followed through. Beisser was supposed to conduct that testing.

Click of the PDF below to read Wukie's exhumation order. 

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