I'm not, I'm not, what you call it, relying on the internet. The reason I mention the internet is because when the autopsy report was, we've been waiting, the family has been waiting for the autopsy report and finally there was an announcement that the autopsy report had been released. And talked with the lawyer and said it wasn't released in the normal course, it was what he called leaked through the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
He sent it to me and I read it, you know, it looked good but it's still, as you said, I'm not going to rely on it as being the true thing unless I knew it was the true thing. And there were other things you mention that the clothing, for example, I saw the clothing. I examined the clothing, and the drops of blood on the clothing and sometimes we can find droplets of blood to be very useful in our examination and it showed that it was coming from above the pants and down to the floor and that the only thing I could find that would go along with it would be the cut in the hand.
Yeah, as far as some things are, yes, I rely, I'm assuming certain things are correct, which may or may not be correct. Distances may not be correct, how he was behaving may not be correct, and your ability to gather information of what his actions were and how he was behaving in the hours before this episode is the best indicator of the affects of marijuana than what I'm raising, you know, in different forms. But I just think that medical examiners always have to take other things into consideration.
And the best example of that, the biggest obligation we have is to issue a death certificate. And the medical examiner, coroner's job that he's responsible for, he or she has to certify the name of the person through various means, make sure it is the right person on the death certificate.
Cause of death and manner of death. Cause of death we find from the findings at autopsy, gunshot wounds, heart attack, cancer. The manner of death, natural, accident or suicide, we are always relying on other people's information.
Falling out of the window, was he washing the window at that time depends on some other information that may or may not be reliable. So the manner of death, the accident, suicide, homicide, always faces the problem that you raise.