AU: Autopsy photos, details leaked

Megan Levy reports:

A former Victorian forensic worker has admitted to leaking confidential autopsy results and details of “unusual and interesting” deaths to his friends over the past six years, an Ombudsman’s report has revealed.

The male technician, who resigned from his job with the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine in January, said he shared details with friends “over a beer at the pub or something” as well as emailing sensitive information to up to 15 mates.

One email contained detailed and derogatory information about a person who asphyxiated while in the middle of a sexual act.

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