Reps For The LAPD Apologize For Releasing Biggie’s Autopsy Report
Reps for the L.A. Police Department are apologizing to the family of the late Christopher Wallace for the unexpected release his autopsy report. According to the Los Angeles Times, the autopsy report was released prematurely due to “an administrative error.”
Captain Billy Hayes head of the Robbery/Homicide Division issued a statement in regards to the autopsy release saying, “Our detectives personally spoke with the Wallace family (Friday) night, and apologized for not notifying them prior to the release. Obviously this has been a challenging case for us to solve. We hope that witnesses or other people with information will come forward and give us the clues we need to solve this case.”
It’s no secret that B.I.G. and Pac’s murders remain unsolved 15 and 16 years later. Still, the LAPD claims that they are looking for new leads Biggie’s case. The Notorious B.I.G. was only 25 when he was murdered in front of the Petersen Automotive Museum on Wilshire Boulevard in downtown L.A.
So you’ll know the autopsy report revealed that Biggie, born Christopher Wallace, was shot four times. Three of the four shots were not live threatening. However, the forth shot proved fatal and entered his right hip and tearing through his colon, liver, heart and left lung before lodging itself in his shoulder. By the way toxicology results showed no traces of drugs or alcohol in his system at the time of death.
B.I.G. received immediate medical attention and was rushed to Cedars Sinai Hospital in full cardiac arrest and despite attempts to revive him, he died shortly after arriving at the hospital on March 9, 1997.
As far as his autopsy report being released, according the LAPD the original security hold on it and other documents including a 23-page report was lifted last week. So far, there has been no statement from B.I.G.’s family on the matter yet.