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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His body was recovered on February 6 and a post-mortem examination took place at Bournemouth Mortuary the following day.
The in-charge said that after receiving the post-mortem examination report, the body will be sent for the forensic examination.
On receipt of information, police reached the spot and after retrieving it from the canal shifted it to the Yazman THQ Hospital for post-mortem examination.
Dr Muchana said the bullet caused a lot of internal bleeding.BULLET WOUNDHe was speaking at Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu on Monday after a post-mortem examination that was carried in the presence of family pathologist Dr Margaret Oduor, Aga Khan Hospital Medical Director Dr Patrick Eshiwani, Homa Bay CEC Health Ouma Muga and family members.
POLICE have issued an update on the death of a man in Denbigh, saying a post-mortem examination is being carried out to find out how the man died.
Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Usman Tariq said that the dead body has been sent to the District Headquarters Hospital for a post-mortem examination, and that police were awaiting the doctors' report.
The hour-long interview allowed us the chance to dissect what a forensic pathologist does, from the moment he is tasked with conducting a post-mortem examination until the body is returned to the next-of-kin.
THE post-mortem examination on Cilla Black has not revealed why she died, reports say.
A post-mortem examination will be carried out to establish the cause of death, but Merseyside police said there were no suspicious circumstances.
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.