Examples of autopsy in a Sentence
The coroner performed an autopsy on the murder victim's body.
the autopsy revealed an advanced stage of cancer
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Snell has also pointed out that Zane had been restricted from conducting homicide autopsies in the past.
The case was closed in 2007, two years after his body was exhumed to perform an autopsy.
Mendez’s lawyers presented CT scans and autopsy photos indicating the injuries could have been caused by an earlier fall.
Police got hold of his body just before cremation and conducted an autopsy, which showed he had been poisoned with the same disinfectant.
An autopsy conducted Wednesday showed that the girl’s cause of death was asphyxiation due to drowning, according to Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris.
The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office will perform an autopsy to determine the inmate’s cause and manner of death.
Hilton's body had 17 gunshot wounds, according to his autopsy.
The Central State Hospital even washed the residue from its autopsies into the waterway.
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: an examination of a dead body to find out the cause of death
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