24646 Coroner & Medical Examiner

Find 24646 coroners, medical examiners, and morgues, including city, county, and state examiners. Coroners and medical examiners provide information on death reports, medical autopsies, forensic pathology, and toxocology records.


Pike County Medical Examiner & Coroner 206 2nd Street Pikeville KY 41501 35.7 miles from 24646 606-432-4643


Letcher County Medical Examiner & Coroner 156 Main Street Whitesburg KY 41858 44.2 miles from 24646 606-633-2129

Floyd County Medical Examiner & Coroner PO Box 147 Dwale KY 41621 51.2 miles from 24646 606-285-5155

Can the family of the deceased request that an autopsy not be performed?

Generally, a family can make a request that an autopsy not be performed. In some cases, the Coroner or Medical Examiner may be able to accommodate the family. However, an autopsy may be required in other cases based on the circumstances. The Coroner or Medical Examiner has the final decision over whether to perform an autopsy.

Are there fees for the services of a Coroner or Medical Examiner?

Coroners and Medical Examiners are government offices funded by tax dollars. Their typical services do not require a fee from the family of the deceased. In cases where the office provides additional services, such as when a family requests an autopsy that the Medical Examiner has determined is not necessary, a fee will be charged.

Is an autopsy always necessary in medical examiner cases?

In cases of a natural death, where no crime is suspected and there is no public health risk, an autopsy is not usually required.