The government of Liberia through the Ministry of Justice is requesting the late Princess Cooper family to officially write communication of apology to the Ministry of Justice before releasing the body of the late Princess Cooper.
According to the Minister of Information Ledgerhood Julius Rennie, the late Princess Cooper family has tarnished the reputation of the pathologists who the government of Liberia instructed to conduct an autopsy on the remains of the late Princess Cooper; after an intensive investigation by the Liberia National Police (LNP) in aiding the pathologists carry out their work.
Minister Rennie noted that the family rejected the March 31, 2022 autopsy report, claiming that the report was far from reality. The government granted the family to find an independent pathologist to conduct a second autopsy on the late Princess Cooper.
But since then, the family has failed to come up with the name of a pathologist to conduct the autopsy on the remains of Princess Cooper.
He expressed that the pathologists are qualified and competent Liberians who went through the requisite training sponsored by the United Nations; under the United Nations Development Program to become professional pathologists to conduct autopsies in the country.
He used the occasion to call on Liberians to desist from tarnishing the reputation of professional Liberians who took their time to acquire professional skills to serve the country noting that Liberia belongs to every Liberian.
Deputy Minister for Codification at the Ministry of Justice Nyenati Tuan said the Ministry of Justice is trying to restore the image of the pathologists in the Country.
Deputy Minister Tuan noted that the police give a comprehensive report to the Justice Ministry as such, there is no way that the Liberia National Police can do another report from the same venue after several months.
He made the accession Wednesday at the Ministry of information cultural Affairs and Tourism special press briefing in Monrovia.
Reported by: Joseph N. Kerkula