To operate the medical examiner office in compliance with Florida Statute Chapter 406 while providing accurate, timely death investigation services for the citizens of Volusia County with compassion and professionalism.
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.