The death report said Matthew Crowder’s body was warm to the touch when examined. Funeral home employees, however, testified that Crowder’s body had been inside a refrigeration unit. They said they did not remember seeing anyone from the medical examiner’s office look at the body. COURTESY OF GRETCHEN CROWDER
The death report said Matthew Crowder’s body was warm to the touch when examined. Funeral home employees, however, testified that Crowder’s body had been inside a refrigeration unit. They said they did not remember seeing anyone from the medical examiner’s office look at the body. COURTESY OF GRETCHEN CROWDER dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
The death report said Matthew Crowder’s body was warm to the touch when examined. Funeral home employees, however, testified that Crowder’s body had been inside a refrigeration unit. They said they did not remember seeing anyone from the medical examiner’s office look at the body. COURTESY OF GRETCHEN CROWDER dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

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