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Coroner says victim 'didn't die instantly'

Feb 26, 2019 - The Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio)

Michelle Mockbee didn't die instantly when she was bludgeoned to death inside Thermo Fischer Scientific on the morning of May 29, 2012.

Doctor Gregory Wanger, a medical examiner who did Mockbee's autopsy, said head injuries are what killed her, Wanger testified.

"If the brain stem is damaged you're dead. You're dead now. Not later," Wanger said. "She didn't die instantly, because the brain stem is intact."

Wanger said there were four distinct impacts but they may have overlappe...