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Maine Launches Review of State's Chief Medical Examiner

A mistrial was recently declared when Maine Chief Medical Examiner Mark Flomenbaum changed his opinion about the direction of the shotgun wound in a Windham murder case

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    Maine Launches Review of State's Chief Medical Examiner

    Maine has launched a review of its chief medical examiner and his side consulting business.

    The Portland Press Herald reports the attorney general's office confirmed a lawmaker's complaint triggered the review this week.

    A mistrial was recently declared when Maine Chief Medical Examiner Mark Flomenbaum changed his opinion about the direction of the shotgun wound in a Windham murder case.

    The Bangor Daily News report s a Connecticut prosecutor wrote a 2016 letter to then-Attorney General Janet Mills about testimony Flomenbaum gave in a Connecticut case. Flomenbaum had given testimony as an out-of-state consultant during a child manslaughter trial that a judge deemed not credible.

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    Mills' spokesman said she doesn't recall seeing the letter and didn't know the extent of Flomenbaum's consulting business.

    Efforts to speak with Flomenbaum were unsuccessful Saturday.

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