Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner in Northfield Minnesota

Address and phone number for Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner, a Coroner & Medical Examiner, at Woodland Trail, Northfield MN.


Name
Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner
Address
1131 Woodland Trail, Northfield, Minnesota, 55057

About the Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner

The Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner, located in Northfield, MN, keeps death records for individuals who passed away in Northfield. The Coroner and Medical Examiner determines a deceased person's time and cause of death, often in the case of sudden or unexpected deaths. The office identifies bodies, notifies the next of kin, and returns personal belongings to the family. They also work with Dakota County police and sheriff's offices to investigate suspicious or violent deaths. The Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner creates death records that can be used in criminal investigations, to resolve insurance claims, or to monitor Northfield public health.

Interested Parties may contact Coroners & Medical Examiners for questions about:
  • Finding Northfield death records
  • Locating death certificates
  • Order autopsy reports
  • Search unidentified remains reports
  • Northfield death reports
Northfield Death Records

In Northfield, the Coroner and Medical Examiner keeps records on deaths that occur under their jurisdiction. These include autopsy reports, investigation reports, and other death reports. In some cases, these records may be sealed and only available to the deceased's next of kin or law enforcement agencies. Family members can request death records, including autopsy reports and the outcome of forensic investigations, by contacting the office.

Death Certificates in Northfield

The Coroner and Medical Examiner helps issue death certificates in Northfield. After conducting an investigation, the office signs the Dakota County death certificate and files it with the appropriate office. Contact the Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner for more information about locating death certificates in Northfield.

Forensic Investigation Reports

The Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner investigates suspected overdose deaths, suicides, or deaths not monitored by a physician. Some results of these forensic investigation reports are available to the public, including data on the number of overdose deaths, gun deaths, and other deaths investigated by the Coroner and Medical Examiner in Northfield.

Northfield Death Reports

The Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner creates reports on Northfield deaths, including overdose deaths. While some autopsy and investigation reports are private, Coroner and Medical Examiner Offices release information about the cause and manner of deaths under its jurisdiction. The report includes an analysis of trends in homicides, drug overdose deaths, gun deaths, and traffic fatalities. These reports provide public health information for the community.

Unidentified Remains in Northfield

The Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner conducts investigations into unidentified remains found in Northfield. They also provide information about unidentified remains to the public, in the hope of identifying the deceased. Contact the office for information about unidentified remains, including the indigent remains program that holds a ceremony and burial for unidentified or indigent individuals who died in Dakota County.

Contact the Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner

You may contact the Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rice County Medical Examiner & Coroner, 1131 Woodland Trail, Northfield, Minnesota, 55057.


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