Autopsy Report Request

Written Request Required

Autopsy report requests can be sent to the Medical Examiner's Officer via mail, e-mail or fax. Request email address:

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.

  1. Medical Examiner

    Fax: 816-881-6641

    ME's Office
    950 E. 21st Street
    Kansas City, MO 64108

    Except Holidays
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    The Medical Examiner Investigations Office is operational 24 hours, 7 days a week.