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Cuyahoga County Charter Provision § 5.03 Medical Examiner: Powers, Duties and Qualifications
All powers now or hereafter vested in or imposed upon county coroners by general law shall be exercised by the Medical Examiner. The Medical Examiner shall also have such powers and duties as shall be established by ordinance that are not inconsistent with those provided by general law for county coroners. The Medical Examiner shall be a licensed physician, shall have specialized training in forensic medicine and pathology, and shall have final authority as to determinations concerning medical matters within his or her responsibility. The Medical Examiner may appoint deputies to the Medical Examiner, who shall be designated Deputy Medical Examiners and one of whom may be designated the Chief Deputy Medical Examiner.
Sections 313.11 and 313.12 Revised Code of State of Ohio
"...any person (who) dies as a result of CRIMINAL or other VIOLENT means, or by CASUALTY, or by SUICIDE, or SUDDENLY when in apparent health, or in any SUSPICIOUS or UNUSUAL manner..."
The Coroner Shall Keep a Complete Record as Required by the Revised Code of the Revised Code of the State of Ohio
FitzGerald names Medical Examiner
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald announced his selection for Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner, the position which replaces the formerly elected County Coroner. more...
FONSI FOR PUBLIC NOTICE
Availability notice of the Findings of No significant impact and an Environmental Assessment for DNA Testing at the Cuyahoga County Coroner's Office, 11001 Cedar Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. In order to obtain a copy of the Findings of No Significant Impact of the Environmental Assessment please send a written request to Dr. Harmeet Kaur..