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Coroner Rules Henderson Attorney’s Death Was Not Suicide

The coroner in Las Vegas now says the death of a Henderson attorney from a lethal combination of pain pills and anti-freeze was not a suicide.

Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg said today that new evidence prompted him to change Susan Winters' cause of death to "undetermined."

That's not a homicide finding, and Fudenberg isn't saying what the new evidence is.

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He says that's part of the murder case against Winters' husband, psychologist Gregory "Brent" Dennis.

Prosecutors allege that Dennis poisoned Winters.

Winters' parents hired a private investigator after her death in January 2015.

Dennis was arrested in February and charged with her murder. He's now free on $250,000 bail.

His defense lawyer, Richard Schonfeld, says the inconclusive coroner ruling just raises questions about the murder case.