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Medical Examiner's Office
The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office performs death investigations, conducts postmortem examinations (autopsies), and provides education and consultations to affiliated counties.
Death Investigation Required by Law
The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office performs death investigations, as required by law, per MN Statute 390.
Also, on a fee-for-service basis, the Midwest Medical Examiner's office provides other forensic pathology services to referral counties, hospitals, and families.
Please note, death records can be obtained through the
Anoka County Vital Statistics Office
and License Centers.
Investigation Required by Law
Information for Families