Journal of Forensic Medicine

ISSN: 2472-1026

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Importance of Medico-Legal Autopsy or Clinical Autopsy In forensic science


Michael Ferric

In many natural and unnatural death cases, where the cause of death is not certain whether the death was accidental, homicidal, or suicidal in nature then there we
need Medical examination i.e. Postmortem examination which become necessary during the crime scene investigation to find the cause and manner of death in
cases where victim body was found dead. To perform the medico-legal autopsy the medical examiner not need the permission of the deceased family or relatives.
Manner and cause of death can be described by the various examination findings and investigations results performed under the medical officer.


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