Joshua Perper

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Craig Mallak Named New Broward Medical Examiner: What His Predecessor Messed Up Completely

    Broward County announced last week that Craig Mallak is the new chief medical examiner and director of the Office of the Medical Examiner and Trauma Services. He's got a long résumé that includes a stint as medical examiner of the U.S. Armed Forces, where he ended up being the guy who identified S ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    How Broward Medical Examiners Let Thousands of Pain Pills Walk Out the Door

    ​At least 3,600 pills are missing from the Broward County Office of the Medical Examiner and Trauma Services, according to a blistering report released yesterday by the Broward inspector general that reveals pervasive and destructive neglect by the leadership in the Broward County Office ... More >>

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    February 23, 2011

    Medical Examiner Joshua Perper's Son Arrested in Pill Mill Raid

    Agents raid a Fort Lauderdale pain clinic today near Broward General Medical Center. Inside see a picture of the line of customers at the clinic shot prior to the raid (photos by Cal Deal) ​The son of Broward County Medical Examiner Joshua Perper was arrested this mornin ... More >>

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    July 16, 2010

    Morning Juice: Reddus Lightus Camerata, Infecting an Intersection Near You

    ​Woke up this morning, looked at the news, felt like sharing. Yes, brothers and sisters, can I get a witness?A dead whale in Hallandale Beach. Pretty much sucks for the whale and for the poor vet who had to euthanize it. Not much to tell except it was a baby sperm whale, only three feet, and it be ... More >>

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    May 14, 2010

    Morning Juice: Teen's Murderous Texts; Peeper Gets Pummeled

    ​Let's see what's happening in our area this Friday morning;Text messages from15-year-old Wayne Treacy have been made public. They're a chilling prelude to what happened the afternoon of March 17, when Treacy allegedly attacked Josie Lou Ratley, also 15, outside a Deerfield Beach school bus stop. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Flaming Dr. Perper: Business Booming for Broward Medical Examiner

    Dr. Joshua Perper​When a celebrity gets a toe tag, Dr. Joshua Perper clears his throat for the inevitable talk-show appearance. The Broward medical examiner was catapulted to fame during the Anna Nicole Smith investigation, and now that prescription drug overdoses are slaying celebrities, Perper's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Broward Medical Examiner Got Visit from California Prosecutors in Anna Nicole Case

    Broward County Medical Examiner Dr. Joshua Perper is heading back on the national pundits' circuit now that California prosecutors have filed felony drug charges against Howard K. Stern and two doctors in connection with the February 2007 death of Anna Nicole Smith from an accidental overdose of pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Medical Examiner Perper: Casey the Likely Killer, Jett's Autopsy Flawed

    Broward County Medical Examiner Dr. Joshua Perper became a familiar sight on TV after the death of Anna Nicole Smith two years ago, when he was the man overseeing her autopsy.  These days, he's been popping up regularly on Nancy Grace to talk about the death of toddler Caylee Anthony, despite t ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2007

    Curse of the Dead

    Anna Nicole's ghost could go home at last — if some trial hotshots get their way

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    April 12, 2007

    Seminole Hold 'Em

    It's a Hard Rock life. Flush with American dollars, the tribe either plays by U.S. rules — or risks losing it all

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2007

    Perper Goes Hollywood

    Reuniting Soon Does Anna Nicole Smith corrupt everything she touches, even in death, or is she just a magnet for sleaze? Everybody who crossed paths with the late pin-up and reality TV star seems to want to make a buck on her celebrity. Personal attorney Howard K. Stern is looking for a cut of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2007

    Call Him The Death Master

    Frank Frazetta Broward County Circuit Judge Larry Seidlin seems to be on something of a power trip regarding his control over the (allegedly decaying) corpse of one Anna Nicole Smith. From today's Miami Herald article by Nikki Waller and Roberto Santiago on the court battle over the body: ------- ... More >>

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    February 9, 2007
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    March 24, 2006

    Help a Dying Man? Don't Bother

    The Herald ran another story on the homeless beating deaths this morning -- and, unlike yesterday, it named Anthony Clarke, the man who witnessed part of the beating, saw Norris Gaynor dying on the ground, and went home without so much as notifying authorities. But they added this caveat: "Broward ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2004

    What Killed Junior?

    Raymond Sterling's death spurred a shakeup in the fire department. His family claims the cops too are to blame.

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    January 20, 2000

    No Exit

    In South Florida the new killing fields are filled with sick, depressed senior citizens who make self-inflicted death their final ally

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    December 3, 1998

    Inhospitable and in Denial

    The parents of two little girls placed them in the Broward Children's Center hoping their daughters would be cured. Something went wrong.

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    June 4, 1998

    Cause of Death: Excessive Privacy

    You can die HIV-positive in Broward County, and your sexual partners will never know