Magee Coroner & Medical Examiner

Find Magee Mississippi coroners, medical examiners, morgues, city, county, and state examiners. Coroners and medical examiners provide information on death reports, medical autopsies, forensic pathology, and toxicology records.

Simpson County Medical Examiner & Coroner PO Box 370 Magee MS 39111 601-849-8999

About Magee Coroners & Medical Examiners

Magee Coroners and Medical Examiners are responsible for determining a deceased person's cause, time, and manner of death, typically when the death was sudden, unexpected, or no attending physician was present in Magee, MS. Coroners and Medical Examiners also determine the cause of death in cases of suspicious or violent death along with Police and Sheriff's Offices. The determinations made by Magee Coroners and Medical Examiners may be used to aid in criminal investigations, settle estates, resolve insurance claims, or identify threats to public health in .

Interested Parties may contact Coroners & Medical Examiners for questions about:
  • Finding Magee death records
  • Searching for death certificates online
  • Requesting copies of Magee death certificates
  • Forensic pathology and investigations
  • Magee Coroner and Medical Examiner System
Magee Death Records

The Office of the Magee Coroner and Medical Examiner may provide death certificates and other death records for deaths which occurred in Magee, Mississippi. If these records are not sealed or under investigation by local Law Enforcement, they may be made available upon public request.

Forensic Investigations

The Magee Coroner and Medical Examiner Offices investigate deaths that are suspicious, unusual, or unnatural, by suicide, or suspected overdose of drugs or alcohol.

Death Certificates in Magee, MS

Coroners and Medical Examiners are organized at the, regional, and Mississippi State level. Depending on the jurisdiction, the Magee Coroner or Medical Examiner may also be responsible for identifying the body, notifying the next of kin, collecting and returning personal belongings on the body to family, and signing the Magee death certificate.

Magee Coroners

Though the terms are used interchangeably, there is a considerable difference between Coroners and Medical Examiners in Magee. Most notably, Coroners are not usually required to have any medical training. Often, the Magee Coroner is an elected position with no special requirements other than reaching legal age and not having been convicted of any felonies. As a result, some of the Magee Coroner's medical duties, such as performing autopsies, may be delegated to medical professionals within the Coroner's office or outsourced to other entities.

Medical Examiners in Magee

The Magee Medical Examiner may be required to be a medical doctor or pathologist, often with a specialty in forensic pathology. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is usually an appointed position and they are qualified to perform autopsies and other medical aspects of the position, and may also testify in court when called upon by the Magee Court and Law Enforcement.