To determine the cause and manner of death in cases falling under Medical Examiner jurisdiction as determined in Florida Statute 406.
Not all cases referred to the Medical Examiner Office will be autopsied. Each reported death is investigated to determine the extent of examination. If concerned parties have questions, they may call and speak with an investigator.
The records of the Medical Examiner are public records under Florida Statutes 119. Cases under active criminal investigation are not released until the case is closed.
The District 7 Medical Examiner Office also provides medical examiner services under contract with Seminole County (District 24).