postmortem 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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He claimed that according to the initial report of the doctors who conducted the postmortem examination, discoloring of some parts of the body was noticed and to ascertain its cause, the skin samples had been sent to the Punjab Forensic Sciences Agency's laboratory in Lahore for analysis.
As per the request of police, our two specialists -- one professor of forensic medicine and senior specialist of forensic medicine are doing postmortem examination."
Charges allege Bray also used the CCTV equipment to play the postmortem examination of another man, Andrew Victor Latcham, on April 24 last year.
According to Nowshera District Police Officer (DPO) Mansoor Aman, the postmortem examination suggested that she was raped before being murdered.
Following on the information area police rushed to the spot and shifted the body to Taluka Hospital Ghari Yasin for autopsy and handed over to her relatives after conducting postmortem examination.
A postmortem examination will be carried out to establish the cause of death."
A SECOND postmortem examination is to be held on the body of a woman stabbed to death after a night out with friends.
Autopsy (also known as postmortem examination or necropsy) is performed to--(1) determine the identity of the deceased, when not known; (2) ascertain the time since death and the cause of death; and (3) find out whether the cause of death was natural or unnatural and if unnatural, whether it was homicidal, suicidal, or accidental.
The body was sent to AIIMS for postmortem examination.
A postmortem examination carried out on August 25 failed to establish a cause of death and investigations are continuing, the court heard.
Only 4 of 37 programs (10.9%) included material discussing the postmortem examination in courses discussing end-of-life issues.
A postmortem examination later revealed he had suffered from heart disease.
A postmortem examination will be carried out to determine the cause of death.
A postmortem examination revealed Ms Green, 53, died as a result of stab wounds to the chest.