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Medical Examiner Anticipates It Could Release Larry Green’s Cause Of Death Within 4 Weeks

The memorial services for the Houston Councilman will start on Sunday, March 11, and the funeral will take place on Monday, March 12

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences anticipates it could release the cause of death of Houston Councilman Larry Green sometime around the first week of April.

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences (HCIFS) anticipates it could release Larry Green’s cause of death within four weeks, according to the Institute’s Forensic Investigations and Emergency Management office.

Dr. Jason Wiersema, director of the Forensic Investigations and Emergency Management office, detailed in an email that the autopsy of the deceased Houston Councilman, who was 52 years-old, was performed on March 7 and “the determination of Mr. Green’s cause and manner of death is pending ancillary analyses.” 

Those analyses, including toxicology testing, are ongoing and “after this testing is complete,” Dr. Wiersema noted in his email “HCIFS expects to have the information necessary to classify the cause and manner of death within a 4 week period.”

A visitation and reception is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, at Sugar Land Mortuary, located in the 1800 block of Eldridge Road, as reported by KHOU-CBS Channel 11, while Green’s funeral will take place at Brentwood Baptist Church located in the 13000 block of Landmark St. on Monday, March 12, starting at 11:30 a.m.

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