OSBI Investigating Medical Examiner's Office

Thursday, February 5th 2009, 10:12 pm
By: News On 6

News On 6

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation has launched an investigation into the state's medical examiner system.

Legislators called for the probe, citing "serious management issues" and allegations of sexual harassment.

Chief Investigator Kevin Rowland, who runs the ME's office, is on paid leave.

A recent audit of Oklahoma's crime labs found personnel problems and sloppy handling of money and property.