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Chief Medical Examiner, Office of

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is mandated under Chapter 61 of the West Virginia code to investigate and certify all deaths that occur within the state of West Virginia that are the result of violence, suspected violence, deaths due to accidental causes, deaths that occur during incarceration, deaths that are associated with conditions that pose a hazard to the public safety or health, and all unattended or unexplained deaths.

619 Virginia Street, W.
Charleston, WV 25302
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Phone: (304) 558-6920
Toll Free: NONE
Fax: (304) 558-7886