Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office

Lubbock County DA asks judge to seal details of ME contract

The Lubbock County District Attorney has asked a district court to seal the details of the Medical Examiner’s contract in the case of Ortiz vs. National Autopsy Assay Group, saying that having the contract public puts them at a “competitive disadvantage” as they try to work out a new contract for me

  Commissioners receive copy of NAAG insurance

  FBI visits Lubbock County officials during investigation into NAAG Pathology Labs

  MEDICAL EXAMINER’S OFFICE: NAAG Pathology Labs announces plans to not renew contract with Lubbock County

  KCBD Investigates: Unanswered questions on Lubbock County Medical Examiner

Lubbock Co. Medical Examiner files motion to recuse Judge Hatch from lawsuit

  Company, doctors running Lubbock County M.E.’s office filed motions to dismiss lawsuits

Continued Coverage

  Defense attorney on medical examiner investigation: ‘Right now, we have a circus’

  Complainants updated on investigation of Lubbock Co. Medical Examiner’s office

  Lubbock County D.A.’s office provides update on investigation into M.E.’s office

  Forensic pathologist disputes allegations surrounding Lubbock County M.E.'s office

  Mother of deceased child sues Lubbock Co. Medical Examiner’s Office

Amarillo autopsies not impacted by Lubbock M.E. controversy

  KCBD Investigates: Third former county employee comes forward with allegations surrounding new management at M.E.'s office

A third former Lubbock County employee with the medical examiner’s office has come forward with allegations surrounding the company hired to run the office.

  National Autopsy Assay Group responds to allegations made in lawsuit

National Autopsy Assay Group Pathology Labs has released a statement regarding the allegations made in a lawsuit filed by a former Lubbock County employee.

  Travis Co. D.A.’s Office will not sponsor testimony from Lubbock Co. M.E. pending Texas Rangers investigation

The Travis County District Attorney’s Office tells the KCBD Investigates Team it will not sponsor any testimony from Lubbock County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Sam Andrews while he is under investigation by the Texas Rangers.

  Defense attorney questions empty chair when Dr. Sam Andrews fails to show up to testify

Defense attorney Brian Erskine turned to an empty chair where he had hoped to question the forensic pathologist who performed the autopsy in his murder case, but Lubbock County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Sam Andrews, currently under investigation by the Texas Rangers, was not there.

  Lawsuit: Former Lubbock Medical Examiner’s Office employee exposes ‘California body snatchers’

  Doctor claims Lubbock County Chief Medical Examiner made false allegations

  Lubbock County Commissioner responds to criminal allegations filed by medical examiner

  KCBD Investigates: Lubbock County Chief Medical Examiner not allowed to testify in death cases

  Former medical examiner’s office employees not surprised by investigations into office

  D.A. asks Texas Rangers to investigate Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office

  KCBD Investigates: Texas Medical Board investigates Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office

The KCBD Investigates Team has discovered the Texas Medical Board is investigating the Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office and the chief medical examiner.

  County responds to former medical examiner’s explanation of backlog, provides update on outstanding cases

Lubbock County officials sat down with the KCBD Investigates Team following our exclusive interview with former Lubbock County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Sridhar Natarajan.

  KCBD Investigates: Exclusive Interview with former Lubbock County Chief Medical Examiner on backlog of cases

In his first exclusive television interview since leaving the Lubbock County Medical Examiner’s Office, Dr. Sridhar Natarajan tells his side of the story.

  Lubbock County hires medical examiner services to complete unresolved death cases

Lubbock County Commissioners approved a contract with NAAG Pathology Labs on Monday to help the Lubbock County Medical Examiner complete over four hundred unresolved death reports.

  Commissioner’s Court honors Sridhar Natarajan, appoints interim medical examiner

Lubbock County's long time medical examiner officially announced his retirement at a special meeting in front of the county Commissioner's Court on Thursday.

  Lubbock County Chief Medical Examiner stops taking new cases ahead of planned retirement, Oct. 1

Dr. Sridhar Natarajan, Chief Medical Examiner for Lubbock County has stopped taking new cases, in preparation for his official retirement on Oct. 1.

  KCBD Investigates: Chief medical examiner position open in Lubbock County

The chief medical examiner's position in Lubbock County has been posted for about a week and will remain open for a month as the search continues to replace outgoing examiner Dr. Sridhar Natarajan.