Multiple injuries cited as Dever's cause of death
BAC well over legal limit
SIERRA VISTA — The late Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever had a blood alcohol level more than three times the legal limit in Arizona, which is 0.08 percent, leading to his death from multiple injuries.
The announcement of Dever’s impairment — noted as being acute ethanol — alcohol — intoxication was part of an autopsy report done by the Coconino County Office of the Medical Examiner. The autopsy report was signed and released today by Dr. A.L. Mosley, the medical examiner for Coconino County.
The pathological results showed Dever’s blood alcohol content was 0.291 percent. The report indicated the single vehicle accident happened at approximately 6:28 p.m. on Sept. 18.
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