Jury convicts Shawn Parcells, Leawood man who posed as medical examiner, of 6 criminal charges

Shawn Parcells

Shawn Parcells achieved cable news notoriety in 2014 by posing as an expert in the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Above, Parcells speaks during a news conference to share preliminary results of a second autopsy performed on Michael Brown in August 2014, in St. Louis County, Mo. Photo credit Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

By Dan Margolies

A Leawood man who had no medical degree but promoted himself as a medical examiner has been convicted of six criminal charges related to autopsies he illegally performed.