Sunday, March 9 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-03-10 02:54:31 GMT
An 18-year-old girl is dead after her car struck a tree in west Toledo late Sunday afternoon. Toledo Police say Theresa Brazzel was driving northbound on Richards Rd. when she drove off the right sideMore >>
Toledo Police say Theresa Brazzel was driving northbound on Richards Rd. when she drove off the right side of the roadway and struck a large tree.More >>
In the note, the chief of the Special Units Division Robert Miller included a report by Dr. Steven Symes, an anthropology professor at Mercyhurst University in Pennsylvania.
Details of the report were not available, but according to his biography, Dr. Symes is an expert in interpreting trauma to bones. He is also a leading authority on saw and knife mark analysis.
An autopsy performed by the Lucas County Coroner's Office found the 18-month-old Elaina suffered numerous broken bones as a result of "non-accidental trauma." Her body was found in a box inside an east Toledo garage near King's home, more than three months after she was reported missing.
Dr. Symes says he received Elaina's remains on Sept. 11, and spent about a week examining them. He says determining a cause of death is harder when three months have passed since the death occurred. He reconstructed the bones and examined the fractures to determine that they were consistent with abuse.
"Just to have another set of eyes sometimes," Symes said. "That's actually why Julie Saul and I work together sometimes. We just like to have another opinion and a comment from somebody else looking at it completely blind, except from the evidence alone."
Nobody has been charged in Elaina's death at this time. Steinfurth and King have both been charged with obstruction of justice in connection to Elaina's disappearance. Prosecutors have said there no timetable for when or if they may file more charges.
We will continue to follow this story and bring you the very latest details. Stay updated in our Justice for Elaina section.
Toddler Elaina Steinfurth was missing for months before her remains were found in an east Toledo garage. Two people are charged in the case, as the rest of the family and community waits for justice.More >>
Toddler Elaina Steinfurth was missing for months before her remains were found in an east Toledo garage. Two people are charged in the case, as the rest of the family - and community - waits for justice.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 12:05 PM EDT2014-03-10 16:05:54 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Just days after the body of a man was found in Portland, an arrest has been made. According to police, Joseph Carter killed James Newton, 44. Newton's body was found in his homeMore >>
According to police, Joseph Carter killed 44-year-old James Newton.More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 5:33 AM EDT2014-03-10 09:33:58 GMT
FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE) – A proposed law in Frankfort would exempt Kentucky from changing its clocks forward from March through November. House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in frontMore >>
House Bill 431, filed by Kevin Sinnette of Ashland, is in front of the state government committee.More >>
Sunday, March 9 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-03-09 22:54:12 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A fire destroyed one building at a quarry in Oldham County Sunday morning. Crews were called to Liter's Quarry on Haunz Lane off Ballardsville Road on the Jefferson County/OldhamMore >>
Fire crews said it took longer than usual to get the fire under control because there are no fire hydrants in the area and water had to be shuttled to the scene.More >>
Friday, March 7 2014 6:58 PM EST2014-03-07 23:58:03 GMT
LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10, as part of the Ohio River Bridges Project thereMore >>
Big changes are coming to the Clark Memorial Bridge that will impact all drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. Starting March 10 there will be lane restrictions which would have meant no pedestrian traffic on the bridge. After some complaints from the community, the lane restrictions have been tweaked.More >>
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