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Sheriff's Watchdog Boxed Out Of Dijon Kizzee Autopsy

Dijon Kizzee. (Courtesy of the Kizzee family)
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Sheriff Alex Villanueva and Inspector General Max Huntsman are at it again, this time over the autopsy of Dijon Kizzee, who was fatally shot by deputies in South L.A. on Monday.

As Huntsman tells it, he wasn't informed about the autopsy, which he had hoped to attend. He told an emergency town hall last night:

"I was concerned when I did not hear back from them. So I called the coroner myself and he told me that the autopsy would be over in an hour -- the Sheriff's Department had had it scheduled and been present without telling us."

This isn't the first time the two have disagreed over who gets access to autopsies when someone is fatally shot by deputies.


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