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LAPD: Coronerís Official May Have Died From Arsenic Poisoning
CBS) ^ | April 27, 2012 8:20 AM | John Brooks

Posted on 04/27/2012 10:26:15 AM PDT by BenLurkin

BURBANK (CBS) — An official with the Los Angeles County coroner’s office may have been poisoned with arsenic, police said Friday.

KNX 1070′s John Brooks reports investigators are taking a closer look at the death of 61-year-old Micheal Cormier

Cormier, a respected autopsy and forensic technician who also was a photographer with the special operations response team, was rushed to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank from his North Hollywood home one week ago.

Hospital staff eventually advised police that there may be “suspicious circumstances” surrounding Cormier’s death, said LAPD Lt. Alan Hamilton.

“We have information that could potentially include foul play,” Hamilton said.

After Cormier’s body was back at the county morgue where he worked until last week, toxicology tests are being run to determine the cause of his death.

Police along with a hazardous materials team have also reportedly searched his home on Auckland Avenue.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: arsenic; arsenicpoisoning; assassination; assassins; breitbart; lacoronor; lapd; murder
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To: maggief

The article says he was the photographer for the special operations unit. If ever there was a special operation, I’d think Breitbart’s death would qualify as a public enough issue to require detailed documentation. What would a coroner’s office photograph? Well, I know there are photos of the bodies from previous suspected heart attack dart assassinations. I would imagine they photograph the body to document the findings.

I don’t know how coroners’ offices work so maybe somebody can give me an insider’s perspective, but at first glance I would think this would be the guy who photographed Breitbart’s body. If so, then he’s the guy who would have documented the only way there is of knowing whether a heart attack dart was used. And now he’s dead.


51 posted on 04/27/2012 4:55:12 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: BenLurkin; a fool in paradise

I’m always suspicious of any coroner whose first name isn’t Morty!


52 posted on 04/27/2012 4:58:54 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: maggief

Cormier, who CBS reports also served occasionally as “a photographer with the special operations response team,” became a minor celebrity himself when he starred in a DVD extra for 2005 horror movie Chaos.

The short, called “Inside the Coroner’s Office: A Tour of the L.A. Coroner’s Crypt,” featured the forensic technician showing writer/director Dave “The Demon” DeFalco around the morgue.

According to one film blogger who watched the clip:

“This dude is even weirder than DeFalco...he’s kind of a mix between Dr. Lawrence Jacoby and Dr. Matthew “Frankenstein” Logan. He walks us through the various crypts pointing out all sorts of stuff, like dead babies (wrapped in plastic) and dead fat people (wrapped in plastic)! ... He even shows off his “tools of the trade”...including a long handle, curved head branch trimmer and a dry erase marker!”

http://blogs.laweekly.com/informer/2012/04/micheal_cormier_la_coroner_dies.php


53 posted on 04/27/2012 5:05:19 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: maggief

Oh dear God.


54 posted on 04/27/2012 5:19:27 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: butterdezillion; kcvl; Protect the Bill of Rights; onyx; LucyT

There’s little to none in the archives on Cormier. May be worthy of a search of scrubbed information.

veromi.com

Cormier, Michael A

Possible Aka’s:
CORMIERMICHEAL

61

North Hollywood, CA
Sylmar, CA
San Fernando, CA

Available

Cormier, Gracia M
Cormier, Starr S
Cormier, Edward L
Cormier, Timothy L
Cormier, Sharon S

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

http://www.pipl.com/search/?q=michael+a+cormier&l=North+Hollywood%2C+CA%2C+US&sloc=US%7CCA%7CNorth+Hollywood&in=5


55 posted on 04/27/2012 5:30:44 PM PDT by maggief
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To: BenLurkin

Frankly, too many coincidences here. First Breitbart dies the evening before he said he would begin an attack on Obama’s terrorist background.

And now this.

And I would agree that arsenic is a likely assassination tool in this case, because it fits Obama’s modus operandi. He doesn’t like subtlety. Both of his on-line COLBs are obvious forgeries, without even an attempt to do them skillfully. And now they make public that a coronor involved in the case has died of arsenic poison.

That’s the way the mafia and power-mad dictators like to work. Everyone knows it, but no one can prove it—or they’d be dead, too.


56 posted on 04/27/2012 6:15:32 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: maggief

That question was the first thing that popped into my mind....Will we ever know?


57 posted on 04/27/2012 6:35:43 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: BenLurkin

I am suspicious. This smells to high heaven. Something is not right. Someting is rotten in Coroner’s Office.


58 posted on 04/27/2012 6:47:39 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: Jet Jaguar; Lady Jag; Slings and Arrows; null and void; maggief; Dog; BP2; Candor7; ...

PING


59 posted on 04/27/2012 7:45:11 PM PDT by bitt (¬ďThere are only two races of men: the decent and the indecent.¬Ē ¬óViktor Frankl, survivor, Nazi co)
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To: BenLurkin

I have the admit, the moment I heard about this I thought of Andrew Breitbart. I wonder if this coroner worked on his case


60 posted on 04/27/2012 7:50:55 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: bitt

I can appreciate how some Freepers have responded to this post. Will it gain legs. Time will tell.


61 posted on 04/27/2012 8:21:34 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle
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To: Gay State Conservative
I worked for years in a large hospital's ER and occasionally we had a fellow staff member as a patient.Talk about awkward! Imagine the ME doing an autopsy on this guy!

Most doctors are complete professionals. They can operate on co-workers, friends, their children, their parents even their own horse without being distracted or affected in any way.
62 posted on 04/27/2012 8:29:53 PM PDT by Krankor
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To: bitt

Thanks for the ping!


63 posted on 04/27/2012 8:51:48 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: WashingtonSource

The whole of the LA government are in 0bama’s camp. The math lesson is clear..


64 posted on 04/27/2012 10:52:36 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: Krankor
Most doctors are complete professionals.They can operate on co-workers, friends, their children, their parents even their own horse without being distracted or affected in any way.

That's certainly true.But what I'm saying is that with this guy having been an employee of the ME's office I can pretty safely say that the pathologist who did the autopsy felt quite uncomfortable while performing it.

65 posted on 04/28/2012 4:50:58 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: marstegreg

Commentator and editor Andrew Breitbart, a polarizing website publisher who once helped edit the Drudge Report and found his way to tea party stardom in recent years, died of heart failure and hardening of the arteries, the Los Angeles County coroner’s office said Friday.

The office ruled that the cause of Breitbart’s death was heart failure and hypertropic cardiomyopathy with focal coronary atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries.

Coroner’s officials deemed the death “natural,” and toxicology tests detected no illicit drugs in Breitbart’s system. His blood-alcohol level was 0.04%
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2012/04/a-conservative-editor-and-author-andrew-breitbart-who-died-suddenly-last-month-died-of-heart-failure-and-hardening-of-arterie.html

Truly looks like somebody knew too much...


66 posted on 04/28/2012 5:06:07 AM PDT by EBH (God Humbles Nations, Leaders, and Peoples before He uses them for His Purpose)
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To: EBH

Coroner’s officials deemed the death “natural,” and toxicology tests detected no illicit drugs in Breitbart’s system.

Words like “deemed” and “said” make no reference to any official report. They do not even say WHO exactly told them this at the coroners office. There is no one who can verify that any of this was actually said and by whom. They do reference actual toxicology tests but those were published. I think that the lack of any named source is suspicious. (at least to me)


67 posted on 04/28/2012 6:19:25 AM PDT by marstegreg
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To: BenLurkin

Also remember Kam Kuwata.

Popular strategist. Goes missing for a week. No one but the family supposedly notices.

Found dead in own home. No details of death ever released - that I can find.


68 posted on 04/28/2012 10:11:11 AM PDT by bluecat6 ( "A non-denial denial. They doubt our heritage, but they don't say the story is not accurate.")
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To: maggief; Cicero; bluecat6; tomdavidd; Freeper; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; ...
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Back to the thread, begin at # 55 , and read through # 68.

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69 posted on 04/28/2012 4:25:05 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: kcvl

From the video - Cormier seemed fine, it was the barely old enough to shave director who must have just tepped off the short bus.


70 posted on 04/28/2012 4:35:07 PM PDT by bgill
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To: BenLurkin

Bump for later read ....................................... FRegards


71 posted on 04/28/2012 4:38:06 PM PDT by gonzo ( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
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To: bluecat6
Also remember Kam Kuwata.

That one has chin scratching all over it. BTW, if I'm missing from FR for more than a couple days, send out the search dogs.

72 posted on 04/28/2012 4:42:51 PM PDT by bgill
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To: bluecat6
Also remember Kam Kuwata. Popular strategist. Goes missing for a week. No one but the family supposedly notices. Found dead in own home. No details of death ever released - that I can find.

We aren't supposed to link to the Ulsterman Report. But one of the "Insiders" he interviewed said that he heard Obama had Kuwata killed because he threatened to make trouble for him. Kuwata is not named in those discussions, but that's obviously who he's talking about.

I'd say that it's at least a possibility that Obama's Chicago Mafia dealt with him, the way clinton's Dixie Mafia dealt with his enemies.

73 posted on 04/28/2012 5:32:06 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero; bluecat6

here’s some dots from the CHicago Crime Thread that made me go Hmmm last week. The first few we’ve known for aome time:
BO-Michelle Robinson Obama- Jesse Robinson Jackson
(Michelle and Jesse’s family come from the the same FriendsPlantation area of South Carolina...Michelle spent enough time in the JJ home to be called Sis by the JJ’s kids)
Noah Robinson (Jesse half brother) is doing life. He was involved with a street gang called El Rukn. Check out the territory that El Rukn (drugs, protitution, murder for hire)
controlled and compare to the area that BO worked as a community organizer.


74 posted on 04/28/2012 5:50:57 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: hoosiermama

bttt


75 posted on 04/28/2012 5:56:26 PM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Cicero

“We aren’t supposed to link to the Ulsterman Report.”

Why aren’t we...?


76 posted on 04/28/2012 5:58:35 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: LyinLibs

No idea. It is a Democrat site, apparently, run by some Democrat, possibly a Hillary sympathizer, who thinks that Obama is bad for the party and needs to be replaced.

And they do push some conspiracy theories. But I find that they sometimes have some interesting ideas, provided that everyone realizes that much of it is speculative.


77 posted on 04/28/2012 6:27:18 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: LyinLibs

In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. ~ George Orwell


78 posted on 04/28/2012 6:29:11 PM PDT by null and void (Day 1194 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: null and void; LucyT; All

Interesting thread. Thanks for the ping. Breitbart to Ulsterman. Thanks to all posters.


79 posted on 04/28/2012 7:37:34 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: LucyT

Thanks for the ping.

I’m sure this was a hit job and was linked to Brietbart’s death.


80 posted on 04/28/2012 9:30:36 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: Cicero

placemark.


81 posted on 04/28/2012 10:04:05 PM PDT by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell. Signed, a fanatic)
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To: null and void; LucyT
Thanks for the Pings.

"There are no coincidences in politics."

82 posted on 04/29/2012 12:19:53 AM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: LucyT

bfl


83 posted on 04/29/2012 7:46:38 AM PDT by TheConservativeParty ("War." Andrew Breitbart)
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To: null and void

I no longer think the lunatic left is just a bunch of mild mannered socialist loving peaceniks.

you may scoff, but I fear the terrorists are currently occupying the white house and have infiltrated all levels of society.

I fear for the lives of the 4 conservative SCOTUS justices and RIGHT thinking pundits like Limbaugh.

we have been invaded and dont even know it....


84 posted on 04/29/2012 9:22:49 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero
we have been invaded and dont even know it....

Actually in a very real sense the country has been zombiefied.

85 posted on 04/29/2012 9:37:30 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1195 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still...])
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To: null and void

Then remember Zombie Rule #2

Double tap.


86 posted on 04/29/2012 9:43:50 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Vaquero

I can neither post, not think the response that came to mind.


87 posted on 04/29/2012 9:46:28 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1195 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still...])
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To: BenLurkin
Are you people trying for satire here? No? Some morgue tech died from arsenic poison and you attribute that to Breitbart's heart attack? Have you lost your minds? Is your other universe world surrounded by purple moons and yellow air? Sheesh, next you'll be telling me that 9/11 was a clandestine fedgov planned attack. Oh right, you already did.

Where's the tinfoil hat graphic when we need it?

88 posted on 04/29/2012 10:01:50 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever)
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To: DannyTN
"What part of "Arsenic Poisoning" doesn't spell conspiracy theory to you?"

What part of your neighbor falling off a ladder or slipping in the bathtub spells conspiracy to you?

89 posted on 04/29/2012 10:06:41 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever)
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To: A Navy Vet

Lighten up, Francis.


90 posted on 04/29/2012 10:11:22 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: null and void
"But a very good blunt instrument to intimidate other coroners/LEOs."

You need more sleep or a Valium. You actually believe what you're writing when so many other high-profile activists/pundits are a larger target? If you can't get the drugs, try mass quantities of Bicardi or Jack if you prefer. Get some rest, dude.

91 posted on 04/29/2012 10:13:49 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever)
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To: BenLurkin
"Lighten up, Francis."

Truly LOL. Thanks. Just don't call me surely.

92 posted on 04/29/2012 10:18:04 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever)
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To: A Navy Vet
Where's the tinfoil hat graphic when we need it?

This one?


93 posted on 04/29/2012 10:20:06 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1195 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still...])
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To: null and void

Good enough. Thanks.


94 posted on 04/29/2012 10:26:24 AM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath Is Forever)
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To: A Navy Vet

Da nada, I’ve got dozens of them. I stay up nights and look for them rather than sleep...


95 posted on 04/29/2012 10:28:29 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1195 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [and what dark chill/is gathering still...])
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To: EBH

If he had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and it was known that he had a “heart condition” as reported in the media, then this was it and he WOULD HAVE BEEN on prescription meds. For certain something to slow his heart rate and prevent arrhythmia. He would have seen a cardiologist regularly. This condition is what happens to someone who suddenly drops dead with NO KNOWN heart condition. It’s usually genetic and it happens to YOUNG athletes most often. During a game, the victim suddenly drops dead. An EKG and/or an echocardiogram would show the thickening of the heart muscle. If Breitbart had this, it would likely have been known early in life, since he lived into middle age with it. Very suspicious that he had no meds in his system and that this coroner’s photog suddenly died suspiciously and may have been the one to photograph his body. They searched the photographer’s home. Did he have photos there?


96 posted on 04/29/2012 10:33:04 AM PDT by Greenperson
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To: null and void

Ditto


97 posted on 04/29/2012 12:47:02 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: null and void

Ditto


98 posted on 04/29/2012 12:47:29 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: A Navy Vet
How many people accidently get arsenic poisoning?

"Most adult cases of arsenic poisoning involve some amount of criminal activity."

Although I did read an article of someone who died of arsenic poisoning after eating shrimp and vitamin C at the same time. Who knew?

99 posted on 04/30/2012 8:48:34 AM PDT by DannyTN
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To: A Navy Vet
How many people accidently get arsenic poisoning?

"Most adult cases of arsenic poisoning involve some amount of criminal activity."

Although I did read an article of someone who died of arsenic poisoning after eating shrimp and vitamin C at the same time. Who knew?

100 posted on 04/30/2012 8:48:52 AM PDT by DannyTN
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