Politic365

 
 


National

4:26pm September 10, 2013

Medical Examiner in Trayvon Martin Case Fired, Hires Heavyweight Attorney

Bao
In another twist in the Trayvon Martin saga, Politic365 has learned that Dr. Shiping Bao, the Seminole/Volusia County Associate Medical Examiner who performed the autopsy on teen Trayvon Martin, has been terminated from his position as associate medical examiner.  
 
Sources close to Dr. Bao strongly believe the reasons for his termination are suspect.  A source close to the situation indicated Dr. Bao’s dismissal was related to his testimony in the Zimmerman trial.  An investigation by the EEOC surrounding the circumstances of his termination is currently being undertaken.  Powerhouse attorney Willie Gary is representing Dr. Bao in a lawsuit against the county. Gary, 66, is a legendary and highly regarded attorney based in Florida.  
 
Dr. Bao testified in the second degree murder trial of George Zimmerman.  Zimmerman killed teen Trayvon Martin on February 26, 2012.  Dr. Bao’s testimony was cut short by both the defense and prosecution.  Zimmerman was acquitted by a jury of six women on July 13.   Just yesterday, George Zimmerman’s wife Shellie, who is divorcing him, called police and informed the 911 dispatcher that her husband had a firearm, had assaulted her father and that “he is going to shoot us.” 
 
Many observers of the trial believe Dr. Bao’s testimony was crucial to the outcome of the case.  That Dr. Bao’s testimony was cut short may have been a factor in the jury’s conclusion.   


About the Author

Lauren Victoria Burke
Lauren Victoria Burke
Lauren Victoria Burke is a writer and political analyst. She created Crewof42, a blog that covers African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke appears regularly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin and on WHUR in Washington, D.C., WURD in Philadelphia, and WVON in Chicago. Ms. Burke has enjoyed employment at USAToday.com and ABC News. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail anytime: LBurke007@gmail.com. Twitter: @Crewof42. Instagram: LVB325.




 
 

 
ed-big

Remembering Senator Edward Brooke III

By Nicholas Buford Just a few short days after the start of 2015, a political giant was called from work on Earth. Edward Brooke, the first Black United States Senator since Reconstruction, passed away in his Florida home. Br...
by Guest Contributor
0

 
 
cornyn56

Republican Senator Drops “Civil Rights and Human Rights” from Committee Name

Just Another Moment in GOP Growth and Opportunity. Just in case anyone is wondering how the new Republican controlled Senate will deal with civil rights issues, wonder no more.  There’s a new Republican Chairman of the ...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
1

 
 
ferg87

Only African American on St. Louis Board of Elections Removed

“When you have a county that has at least 45 percent minority population you would hope that would be reflected on the St. Louis County Board of Elections. As of right now every single member of the St. Louis County Board...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
2

 

Advertisement
 
AC-Ferg-1

Positive Vibes From Ferguson Activists After Dinner With Black Caucus

Youth Movement.  ”Where do I start?  How about undefinable frustration? It seems we can’t even catch our breath from our first tragedy before being hit by another gut-punch from a second, third, and fourth.  The nam...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
3

 
 
ferg8

Eight Ferguson Related Bills in Congress

FERGUSON LEGISLATIVE UPDATE.  Think that Ferguson related legislation can’t pass the Republican controlled House and Senate? Think again. What is the one issue that congressional Republicans and Democrats have found rar...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
6

 




5 Comments


  1. […] Politic365 exclusive reveals that the reasons behind Dr. Shipping Bao’s termination are a bit […]


  2. I think that goverment must care about unemployed, as unemployment is very serious question in different nations. People might become discouraged and even talanted and hard-working person can lose a job and get discouraged because of the unsuccessful searches. Maybe the problem is resume? Try resume writing lab, this source can help to write good resume and learn tips how to make it perfect. It should work!


  3. Really when someone doesn’t be aware of afterward its up to other users that they will assist, so here it happens.

    Look inmto my blog … current events relating to government (Gregory)



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>