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Who does the autopsy?

The autopsy is usually conducted by a pathologist, who is a qualified doctor trained in pathology (the science which looks at the causes and effects on the body of disease or damage).

In Perth, the autopsy is performed by a forensic pathologist.

In country WA the autopsy will sometimes be performed by a doctor from the local hospital, but in most cases the autopsy will be conducted in Perth.

Last updated: 15-Jan-2014

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