Request an Autopsy Report

  • An autopsy report from the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office includes: Cause and Manner of Death
  • Anatomic Diagnoses
  • Anatomic Description
  • Toxicology Results (if testing was performed)

Note: Digital copies of autopsy reports are not certified. If you need to obtain a certified hard copy of an autopsy report, please call (216) 721-5610, and select option 3.

Additionally, older coroner records may not be legible due to document deterioration, handwriting, and/or scanning technology available at the time of creation.

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Autopsy Report - Requester Information

Cases may take several weeks from the date of death for completion. Additionally, if the information provided below is incorrect or unavailable, we may need to contact you. By law, you are not required to provide your contact information. However, this may delay completing your request if we need to reach you and are unable to.

Decedent Information

By completing this form, you are agreeing to receive the requested report (if available) in a digital PDF format. If you do not have Adobe Reader installed on your computer, you can download it here.