Written Request Required A party requesting an autopsy report must send that request to our office via mail or fax. Please include the following in any request.
Decedent’s full name
Decedent’s date of death
Decedent’s date of birth
Your name and your relationship to the decedent
State that you are requesting a copy of the autopsy report
Include your return address and contact number
NOTE: If a case is pending litigation or is an open criminal investigation, the records are not available. In general, it takes a minimum of 6-8 weeks to complete an autopsy report. In certain cases, additional tests may need to be performed which will delay completion of the report for several additional weeks.