Section 11-5-54

Published: 2015

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Section 11-5-54

Section 11-5-54Assistance rendered upon request for autopsy or postmortem examination.

In the event an autopsy or any other postmortem examination is requested for purposes other than in the course of an investigation, the coroner shall not be responsible for the storage or transportation of the body. The coroner may provide assistance to the person or entity requesting the autopsy or any other postmortem examination if the person or entity pays all expenses incurred by the coroner prior to the services being rendered. Payment shall be made payable to the county general fund and expended as provided in Section 11-5-53.

(Act 2010-542, p. 943, §5.)