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post-mortem

adjective After death noun A popular term for an autopsy, see there.
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Dr Patel carried out the post-mortem examination on Mr Tomlinson and concluded that he died from a heart attack, but questions were raised when an American tourist came forward with a video recording of him being shoved by the officer.
He had already botched previous post-mortem examinations, dating as far back as 2002, by the time Mr Tomlinson died in 2009.
A Hampshire Police spokeswoman said: "The results of a post-mortem examination conducted at Southampton General Hospital have indicated that there are no suspicious circumstances.
A spokeswoman for Lancashire Constabulary said: "A post-mortem examination carried out on the 56-year-old victim has given her cause of death to be multiple stab wounds.
THE number of coroner post-mortem examinations carried out each year in England and Wales could be reduced by more than 60%, a leading pathologist said.
The Royal Oman Police has assured that the post-mortem examination will be done today morning, after which the embassy will transport the body to Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, where the deceased's relatives live, he added.
The full details behind the suspension of post-mortem examinations at the Cardiff mortuary emerged yesterday as police said no action would be taken against the hospital.
Police in Majorca have said there were "no signs of suspicious circumstances", but a Palma police spokesman said they hoped the post-mortem examination would shed light on what happened.
A post-mortem examination began yesterday on a body found during the search for missing 15-year-old Rosemary Edwards, police said.
A post-mortem examination has since established that she had been "brutally" assaulted.
Summary: A post-mortem examination is due to be held on Tuesday on the nurse who apparently took her own life after she was duped by a hoax call.
A post-mortem examination revealed he had taken diazepam and methadone prior to his death.