CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 25, 1969
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(Studio) Why no autopsy? Mrs. Joseph Kopechne said in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, she'd like 1 to stop snide remarks. Edgartown medical examiner Dr. Don, Mills says he's willing, but will wait until family begins proceedings.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Edgartown, Massachusetts) [MILLS - says District Attorney representative decided no autopsy. I left final decision with D.A.'s office. They said if I was satisfied as to cause of death, no post mortem necessary. Accidental drowning was cause of death and autopsy not necessary.]
REPORTER: Ben Silver
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