Criteria for Medicolegal Autopsy

  1. All gunshot wound deaths
  2. Suspected drug overdoses
  3. Industrial and farm accidents
  4. Deaths in police custody and institutional deaths
  5. Fire related deaths
  6. Unexpected child and infant deaths
  7. Deaths with criminal charges pending or with suspicious circumstances.
  8. Traffic fatalities where criminal chares are pending
  9. Traffic fatalities without obvious death causing injuries
  10. Deaths that occur at work sites
  11. Victims of drowning or suspected exposure
  12. Persons with questionable identity
  13. Deaths where the cause and manner of death are in question