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11/26/2012 12:39 PMManner of death of Mr. Edward Archbold determinedEdward Archbold10/6/2012BME2012-1363
Mr. Edward Archbold, 32 of West Palm Beach, FL, who became unresponsive following a bug and worm eating contest on October 6, 2012, died as a result of asphyxia due to choking and aspiration of gastric contents. Laboratory testing for lethal intoxicating substances, stigmata of anaphylaxis, or metabolic derangements were negative. In light of the anatomic findings of airway obstruction by the arthropod body parts, this death is best certified as asphyxial in nature.
 
The manner of death is determined to be: ACCIDENT
10/11/2012 8:17 AMDeath of Mr. Edward Archbold is currently under investigation.Edward Archbold10/6/2012BME2012-1363
The cause and manner of death for Mr. Edward Archbold are currently listed as "Pending Investigation" and further studies, diagnostic tests and/or review of records are being performed at this time.  The official cause and manner of death will be posted when Mr. Archbold's case is finalized.
9/7/2012 7:53 AMPositive Identification of Skeletal Remains found in Coconut Creek, Florida on 7/5/2012Maria Claudia Murphy7/5/2012BME2012-0947
The decedent was positively identified as Maria Claudia Murphy by dental comparison.