Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Coroner Services

Code: PB-1600

Programs that conduct investigations, inquests, postmortem examinations and laboratory tests to determine the cause, manner and circumstances of death in all cases of natural death when the individual was unattended by a physician, and in all cases of unnatural death (homicides, suicides, accidents or deaths of a suspicious nature). The coronor's office is also responsible for correctly identifying the deceased and for making proper disposition of the remains. Also included are programs that pay for autopsies when required.

See Also:

Morgues (PB-4900)

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (LV-6700)

Forensic Dentistry (LV-1600.2300)

Medical Expense Assistance (LH-5100)

Forensic Genetic Testing (LF-5350.2000)

Autopsy Records (DF-7000.1700-050)

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