Human remains are treated as a separate and unique type of forensic evidence. An autopsy of the remains is completed to determine the cause and manner of any death that is violent, unusual or untimely. A forensic pathologist will examine the human remains (post-mortem examination) and consider death scene findings.
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The Federal Interagency Medicolegal Death Investigation Working Group is coordinating national programs and strategies to support medical examiners, coroners and medicolegal death investigators.
The working group is a collaboration between the Office of Justice Programs and the Department of Health and Human Services