Leave Feedback

Sandusky County won't release body

Register • May 7, 2013 at 10:03 AM

Sandusky County special prosecutor Dean Henry refuses to say when Jacob Limberios' body will be returned to the family for reburial.

"No family should have to bury their child three times," one reader commented at sanduskyregister.com. 

Click here to read related stories. 

Dean Henry referred questions to Dr. Cynthia Beisser, a deputy coroner with the Lucas County Coroner's Office, but Beisser said she is prohibited from comment by office policy. 

"I want to know when we'll have him back. I want to visit with my son," Shannon Limberios said.

His grave site has become a focal point for the family, she said, since they made the painful decision in September to exhume Jake's body for an autopsy.  

Beisser conducted an autopsy last week but county officials have said they want the second tissue sample from the autopsy the family obtained. Dr. Cyril Wecht, a forensic pathologist in Pittsburgh, has retained half of the sample he removed during the autopsy he conducted for the family. He found Jacob's death was in a likelihood the result of a homicide as the evidence shows it was not possible for Jacob to be holding the gun when it killed him.

Henry has not responded to a request for comment concerning the family's request that Jacob's body be returned. 

Recommended for You