Wecht gets role on cold case unit – Tribune

Wecht gets role on cold case unit

Cyril Wecht doesn’t need the extra work.

The famed Pittsburgh forensic pathologist, who has investigated suspicious and controversial deaths from John F. Kennedy to JonBenet Ramsey, has a lot on his plate. But the opportunity to work with other great forensic minds at the American Investigative Society of Cold Cases was too great to pass up.

“I’m delighted to be involved with this. It’s a contribution that I feel I can make to the overall field of forensic science, not that I need the additional work,” said Wecht, 82, the former Allegheny County coroner from Squirrel Hill.

“It’s something I can be enthusiastic about, and

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