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Samples of viscera, body fluid of Sunanda Pushkar taken

Saturday, 18 January 2014 - 7:50pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI
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A three-member team of senior doctors at AIIMS, that conducted an autopsy on Sunanda Pushkar's body, has taken samples of viscera and body fluids to carry out various tests to ascertain the cause of her death.

"The viscera samples include portions of her heart, lungs, liver, kidney, hair, portions of the skin that bore injury marks," AIIMS spokesperson Amit Gupta told PTI.

He said some samples are being preserved for testing at the forensic laboratory in AIIMS while a few of them have been sent to the Central Forensic Science Laboratory.

Doctors, who conducted the postmortem for almost one and half hours, termed her death as "unnatural and sudden".

Viscera has been preserved as during the autopsy on Saturday it was found that Sunanda's death was a case of "sudden unnatural death" Gupta said.

The report of the post mortem would be submitted to the Sub Divisional Magistrate on Monday in a sealed envelope, Gupta said.

The three-member team includs Dr Sudhir K Gupta, professor and Head of Forensic medicine who is the chairman of this medical board, Dr Adarsh Kumar, Additional professor of Forensic medicines and Dr Shashank Pooniya, senior Resident of department of forensic medicine.




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