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Investigators, family raise new questions in Dakota James case

Investigators, family raise new questions in Dakota James case

Josiah Martin | Arts & Entertainment Editor 12/14/18 At a press conference in downtown Pittsburgh on Dec. 13, retired detective sergeant Kevin Gannon of the New York City Police Department claimed that he and several colleagues have found “significant physical and forensic evidence” that suggests Duquesne student Dakota James’ death was not an accident. “We […]

New Post-Gazette podcast investigates DU student deaths

New Post-Gazette podcast investigates DU student deaths

Gabriella DiPietro | Staff Writer  11/02/17 Correction 11/02/17: The web address for the podcast was incorrect. It has been fixed.  To this day, the deaths of Duquesne students Paul Kochu and Dakota James leave unanswered questions. This is the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s topic for their first ever serialized podcast called Three Rivers, Two Mysteries. The podcast, […]

UPDATE: Family of Dakota James disputes cause of death, hires independent pathologist

UPDATE: Family of Dakota James disputes cause of death, hires independent pathologist

Raymond Arke | News Editor The family of deceased Duquesne student Dakota James is disputing the cause of death as announced by the Allegheny County Medical Examiner, reported WPXI, Pittsburgh’s NBC affiliate, on May 26. This comes one day after the Medical Examiner announced the cause of death as accidental drowning. The family hired Cyril […]