It’s been so long it’s almost
as if they never existed
With a backlog of more than a dozen cases, the first coroner’s inquest in more than a year has been scheduled for early May.
The May 3 proceedings will examine the 2010 death of Eduardo Lopez-Hernandez at the hands of Nevada Highway Patrol troopers. Lopez-Hernandez was running into traffic on Interstate 15, trying to escape a violent mob that witness say were beating him a few moments before the Trooper tazed him. Troopers realized he wasn’t breathing and began performing life-saving measures, the highway patrol said. In spite of their efforts he was pronounced dead at Sunrise Hospital a short while later.