How a death is reported?
Normally, a death is reported by hospital staff, nursing facility personnel or a local paramedic, police, or fire professional on the scene. The information needed includes the following:

• Name and address of the deceased
• Age and date of birth
• Sex and Race
• Social Security Number
• Marital Status
• Next of kin – address and phone number
• Place and manner of occurrence
• Date and time of occurrence
• Date and time of death
• Name of the person pronouncing the death
• Name of person reporting the death
• Any other information which may be helpful
• Location of the body
• Name of funeral home
• Last person who saw or spoke to victim prior to death
• Medical history

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1. How can I get a private autopsy?
2. Will I be able to have an open casket viewing after an autopsy?
3. Why is a body brought to the coroner’s office?
4. Does the coroner need permission from the next of kin for an autopsy?
5. Where is the body taken for the autopsy?
6. How long before my loved one is released and I get results?
7. Where can I get a copy of a death certificate?
8. What is the cost for an Autopsy?
9. How do I choose a funeral home?
10. How a death is reported?
11. Who can pronounce a death?