What happens to unclaimed bodies?
If the death has occurred within the last couple of hours and the body can be or has been removed to a refrigerated (morgue) room and NO next of kin is located the body may be turned over to science for research or teaching purposes. Some unclaimed bodies are buried in the "Paupers Cemetery" by the Coroner's Office.

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1. How to obtain a Coroner’s report, autopsy report and toxicology report?
2. How do I get a death certificate?
3. Who decides if an autopsy is required?
4. What happens to the personal property of the deceased?
5. What happens to the prescription drugs issued to the deceased?
6. Does the Coroner's office assist with funerals?
7. What happens to unclaimed bodies?