As guests of the Assistance League of San Antonio, renowned medical examiner Dr. Vincent Di Maio and bestselling author Ron Franscell will talk about the new book MORGUE: A LIFE IN DEATH, and sign books. Event is open only to the public and non-members.
Assistance League of San Antonio is an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that puts caring and commitment into action through philanthropic programs in the San Antonio community. Member volunteers are dedicated to ongoing support and a long-term presence in the community through hands-on involvement and innovative philanthropic programs.
Dr. Vincent Di Maio is a forensic pathologist who has performed over 9,000 autopsies over 40 years of work. He served as the chief medical examiner in Dallas and San Antonio for over 30 years. He received the Milton Helpern Award, presented by the Pathology/Biology Section of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the Milton Helpern Laureate Award, presented by the National Association of Medical Examiners.
As one of the foremost experts in gunshot wounds, he retired in 2006 and now works as a consultant and expert witness. As a consultant he has worked on such celebrity cases as Trayvon Martin, Phil Spector, and the exhumation of Lee Harvey Oswald. Over his career he has worked with Dr. Henry Lee, Dr. G, and Dr. Michael Baden.
His book MORGUE: A LIFE IN DEATH RECOUNTS of some of these stories, revealing anecdotes, and insider details.
The event is sponsored by the Florida Chapter of Mystery Writers of America