Scanning technology helps bring answers to Shoreham tragedy

23 September 2015

Forensic expertise at University of Leicester joins team identifying victims of air crash

Issued by University of Leicester Press Office on 15 September 2015

Cutting-edge scanning technology was used to help identify victims of the crash at the Shoreham Air Show.

Forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Biggs from the East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit, based at the University of Leicester, undertook the post-mortem examinations following the recent tragedy. His familiarity with post-mortem CT scanning allowed information to be obtained quickly and without the need to resort to invasive techniques.

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