Attorney Releases Statement On Chris Cornell's Death

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It appears that the investigation into Chris Cornell's death definitely isn't over if it's up to his wife Vicky and her attorney. 

Though Cornell's death was ruled a suicide a day after his death, Vicky released a statement saying she didn't completely buy it. Now with the toxicology report not yet released, her attorney Kirk Pasich has released a new statement. 

Not only are they angry that the ruling was made before the toxicology report, but they also say there are still many unanswered questions on his death.

Check out the full statement: 

Kirk Pasich, attorney for the family of the late Chris Cornell, today said that the City of Detroit Law Department denied a request his firm made under the Freedom of Information Act for reports relating to Chris Cornell’s death, stating: “Based on information provided by personnel from the City of Detroit Police Department (DPD) Homicide Section, it is our understanding that this matter is an open investigation. As such they believe that the release of any information at this time, including the records identified in your request, would compromise and/or interfere with their investigation.”

Mr. Pasich confirmed the family has not yet seen any of the police or toxicology reports, noting that the family remains mystified that the medical examiner announced a cause of death when the full autopsy report has not been completed.

Given the information above, Mr. Pasich said that the family hopes there will be an end to speculation about the cause of Mr. Cornell’s death while the family awaits the definitive and complete reports. Vicky Cornell, the late star’s widow, said, “We are grateful for the outpouring of support as we mourn Chris’ passing, but we still have several unanswered questions about what led to his death. We believe the toxicology report will answer these questions.”

Cole Selleck

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