post-mortem examination

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an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease

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Police said the victim's body had been handed over to his family after a post-mortem examination.
And Dr Brian Rodgers, a Home Office pathologist who carried out the post-mortem examination, said there was no evidence of any physical injuries such as shaking, bruising, or grip marks.
Scenes of crime officers were also present, while a body was carried from one of the semi-detached properties at around 6pm and a post-mortem examination was carried out.
Ahead of the post-mortem examination, police in Spain said "everything at this stage is pointing towards her death being the result of natural causes".
A post-mortem examination will be carried out to establish the cause of death, but Merseyside police said there were no suspicious circumstances.
THE post-mortem examination of poisoned spy Alexander Litvinenko was "one of the most dangerous ever undertaken in the western world", the public inquiry into his death has heard.
Dubai: The funeral of a Palestinian teenager abducted and killed in occupied Jerusalem has been delayed so that a post-mortem examination can be completed, the BBC reported.
Summary: A post-mortem examination on Russian oligarch Boris Berezovsky has found he was hanged, police said.
A post-mortem examination was carried out earlier today on 67-year-old Russian national Boris Berezovsky, who was found dead at a residential property in Mill Lane, Ascot, on Saturday," said a Thames Valley Police statement.
Details of a post-mortem examination have not yet been released.
A PATHOLOGIST was struck off yesterday after he botched the post-mortem examination of the body of newspaper seller Ian Tomlinson who died during the G20 riots.
A MAN and woman arrested in connection with the death of a six-year-old girl at a campsite in Hampshire have tonight been released with no charge after a post-mortem examination found no suspicious circumstances, Hampshire Police said.
Dr Patel, who performed the first post-mortem examination, concluded that he had coronary artery disease and could have died at any time.
A senior police official said that the cause of death would be known once the post-mortem examination reports arrive.
A post-mortem examination has been carried out but proved inconclusive.