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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Sandra Bland DA Appoints Team to Review Evidence, by Terri Langford - 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.
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Detectives from the Road Death Investigation Unit have been informed.
Dempsey has more than nine years of experience in the field of medicolegal death investigation.
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Also in 2010, a colonel who was unnamed in reports spoke to Turkish newspapers following the re-launching of the Bitlis death investigation.
Sergeant Peter Jell, from the road death investigation team, said they had identified a number of vehicles which passed a camera near the scene of the crash shortly afterwards.
The Metropolitan Police Service's Road Death Investigation Unit charged Cook with causing death by dangerous driving.