For nearly six months, WND has reported on the unanswered questions concerning the death of 34-year-old Miriam Carey, who was killed by Secret Service and Capitol Police in a car chase outside the White House and fled toward the Capitol building.
Now, WJLA-TV in Washington, D.C., is highlighting the autopsy report released in the case indicating Carey was not on drugs.
The autopsy report supports allegations that the officers mishandled the case.
Members of Carey’s family have argued that police did not need to kill Carey. They insist that the officers who shot her should be prosecuted.
They cite the autopsy report showing the woman was struck by five shots, including four in the back or the back of her head.
Carey family attorney Eric Sanders told the station: “They know they blew it and they essentially killed an unarmed woman. That’s why we’re not hearing anything about it.”
Sanders said: “She was here like any other citizen, and now she’s dead.”
WND was first to report several days ago that Carey was shot in the back of the head by U.S. Capitol Police officers and uniformed Secret Service agents Oct. 3, 2013.
The official police investigation still has not been released. But Sanders obtained the toxicology and autopsy report, which indicated there were no drugs in Carey’s system, prescription or otherwise, when she was shot dead.
The report was prepared by Dr. Nikki Mourtzinos of the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the District of Columbia.
After authorities discarded the possibility that it was a terrorist attack, media portrayed Carey as mentally unbalanced, reporting she was taking prescription medications.
Sanders spoke to WND at the Garfield traffic circle, on the edge of the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, which is where the Carey family believes Miriam was fatally wounded before driving a few blocks further.
Sanders believes the autopsy report support’s the family’s theory, because it showed that Carey was severely wounded in the back of the head. Sanders suspects the head shot was fatal, but adrenaline allowed Carey to drive to Maryland Ave. and Second St., where her car crashed at a Capitol Police guard shack.
The video below shows officers fired at least seven shots at Carey in a crowded public space after they inexplicably failed to block her car at the traffic circle.
It became clear months ago that there was no good explanation for why Carey was shot, and the story disappeared entirely off the establishment media radar.
No media other than WND showed up at a recent press conference Sanders announced. The event marked six months since the bizarre and deadly chain of events that were set in motion after Carey strapped her baby girl into the back seat of her black Nissan Infiniti in Stamford, Conn., and drove 270 miles to Washington, D.C.
Upon arriving, she apparently made a wrong turn into a White House entrance, tried to leave, was chased by heavily armed officers and ultimately shot dead by police in the shadow of the Capitol.
Why she was killed is a mystery to this day because, according to the initial police report, she never crashed a security gate or a barrier, though media reports claimed she had.
She simply tried to make a U-turn and leave.
Yet, uniformed Secret Service agents and U.S. Capitol Police officers tried to stop her, then chased her down and shot her to death.
The official investigation into the incident, conducted by the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department and turned over to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, has still not been released.
The Carey family has filed a $75 million lawsuit are apparently grew tired of waiting for the release of the official investigation.
WND has contacted dozens of lawmakers in Congress for comment on the case but has not received a single reply.
See these other WND stories on the Miriam Carey Mystery:
New revelations about mom killed by capitol cops
Cops opt for ‘the fix’ after mom’s puzzling death
Covering chaos: The Capitol Hill Shooting
Why did Capitol cops cut down ‘innocent’ woman?
Legal Experts: D.C. cops murdered woman
Famous Security Expert: Was this Murder?
Missing! Video of mother killed by police
Cops knew suburban mom was no terrorist
Ex-NYPD cop hunts for truth on mom slaying