An Autopsy of the Body of Mr. Maysara Abu Hamdiya has been performed at the National Center of Forensic Medicine by Prof. Hiss
On 3-Apr-2013, an autopsy of the body of Mr. Maysara Abu Hamdiya was performed at the National Center of Forensic Medicine by Prof. Hiss, Prof. Afek, the head of the Medical Administration, and Dr. al-Alul, the director of the Palestinian Institute of Forensic Medicine.
On autopsy, a malignant tumor was found in the throat and in the region of the vocal cords, with widespread metastatic spread to the neck, chest, mediastinum, lungs, liver, spinal column and rib.
It should be noted that in the Illness Summary from Soroka Hospital, it was noted that the deceased was a heavy smoker, which is the leading risk factor for throat cancer.
Death was caused by complications of cancer, and no signs of trauma were found.