Gadhafi's autopsy reveals he was shot in head

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  • Doctors will not reveal additional details
  • Autopsies are also performed on Gadhafi's son and his defense minister
Doctors completed the autopsy of Moammar Gadhafi on Sunday, with the chief pathologist confirming the former Libyan leader died of a gunshot wound to the head.
Dr. Othman el-Zentani would not disclose additional findings, such as whether the findings revealed if Gadhafi suffered the wound in crossfire or at close-range.
Zentani said the report will now go to the attorney general's office before it is released to the public.
Doctors performed the autopsy at a Misrata hospital in the presence of officials from the prosecutor's office, Zentani said.
No foreign or independent officials were present, he said.
Autopsies were also conducted on the bodies of Gadhafi's son, Mutassim, and his former defense minister, Abu Baker Yunis.
The three bodies would likely return to a cold storage unit at a Misrata meat market for public viewing, Zentani said.
All weekend long, long lines have people turned up to view the corpses.