Courthouse Shooter's Family to Get Autopsy Report

Thursday, Mar 14, 2013  |  Updated 10:29 PM EDT
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Son of Courthouse Shooter Faces Probation Violation

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Drivers license photo for Thomas Stanley Matusiewicz, the 68-year-old man accused of opening fire inside the New Castle County courthouse on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, killing two women and injuring two police officers before killing himself.

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Son of Courthouse Shooter Faces Probation Violation

The son of the man who opened fire in the New Castle County Court House is now back in court as he faces probation violations. NBC10's Harry Hairston reports.
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More than a month after a Texas man opened fire in a Wilmington, Del. Courthouse, killing two women before killing himself, his family will get access to his autopsy report.

Thomas Matusiewicz shot and killed his former daughter-in-law Christine Belford and her friend Laura Mulford on Feb. 11. He then traded gunfire with Capital Police before killing himself.

Attorney General Beau Biden's office cited the ongoing investigation into the shooting and the involvement of police for withholding Matusiewicz's autopsy report.

On Thursday, Biden's office told the Associated Press that Biden had authorized Wednesday to release Matusiewicz's autopsy report to his family.

Speaking to NBC10’s Harry Hairston Wednesday, Matusiewicz’s widow, Lenore, claimed she hadn’t received the report yet.

"He won't allow the medical examiner's office to give me that information," she said. "I want my own examination, an independent examination of my husband's head."

Lenore claimed her husband had a brain tumor and that the tumor caused him to snap.

Well the investigation into the courthouse shooting continues, Lenore’s son remains in trouble for possibly violating his probation stemming from a 2007 kidnapping where he took his three daughters to Nicaragua.

A probation violation hearing for David Matusiewicz, 45, was postponed until late April to give his attorneys time to prepare, reported Delaware Online.

David Matusiewicz isn’t charged in connection to his ex-wife’s killing.

 


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