Autopsy results probed

As Aaron O’Neal’s high school remembered him over the weekend, questions remained about the circumstances of his death. Boone County Medical Examiner Valerie Rao says viral meningitis, not sickle cell trait, was a key factor in his death; other experts say the sickle cell trait that O’Neal carried was likely the cause.
Sunday, September 11, 2005 | 12:00 a.m. CDT; updated 3:10 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008