death investigation

death investigation

The customary investigation of a violent, suspicious, or unexpected death or of a death unattended by a physician. The investigation is, by law, done by an officially appointed person. The investigation system includes medical examiners, coroners, or both a combined medical examiner and coroner. The system used varies from state to state.
See: coroner
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This is the second time in two months the Jackson Street house has been associated with a death investigation.
No foul play is suspected and the death investigation indicates that she drowned in the sludge that was in the six-foot-deep inground container.
The Jackson County Major Assault Death Investigation Unit, made up of state, county and local law enforcement agencies, was on scene at I-5 to investigate, according to OSP.
They address radiology, head trauma, nonfatal strangulation, bruises and burns, ophthalmic manifestations and oral injuries, thoracoabdominal injuries, poisoning, neglect, abandonment, failure to thrive, sexual abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, pregnancy, medical abuse, the role of law enforcement, interdisciplinary death investigation, DNA, and prevention.
Zoo death investigation POLICE and the local council are investigating following the death of a zookeeper who was killed after a tiger entered the enclosure she was in.
The MPCC also completed its review of a complex, multi-jurisdictional conduct complaint involving a sudden death investigation.
We'll ask our ballistics division to look into that,' said Melanio Gatchalian, a special investigator from NBI's Death Investigation Division.
The office said it has completed its death investigation and had no further comment.
According to a sheriff's statement, the "Let's Go Crazy" crooner's death investigation will now come under the authority of the Drug Enforcement Administration to determine the origin of his medication and which prescriptions he had been issued.
The prosecutor in the Sandra Bland death investigation said Monday he has appointed an outside group of lawyers to review the evidence in the case to ensure that Waller County remains "an open book.
De Lima revealed that a team of NBI agents from the bureau's Death Investigation Division has been immediately formed and dispatched to the site a few hours after the incident.
Dempsey has more than nine years of experience in the field of medicolegal death investigation.