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An autopsy report is the medical finding (cause and manner of death): $50 per copy
An investigator report is the field report (investigator's finding at the scene): $20 per copy

  1. To obtain an autopsy and/or investigator report, you must be a family member of the deceased.
  2. Write to the King County Medical Examiner and indicate in writing (one sentence), your relationship with the deceased.
  3. Indicate on the same letter, the name of the deceased and date of death.
  4. Indicate that you are requesting the autopsy report and would like one copy
  5. Include the mailing address of where the autopsy and/or investigator report should be sent.
  6. Sign and date the letter.
  7. Autopsy reports are $50 per copy and investigator reports are $20 per copy. Make checks payable to: Medical Examiner's Office. Checks and money orders by mail only. Cash is accepted in person.

Mail your letter and payment to the following street address:

King County Medical Examiner's Office
Harborview Medical Center, Box 359792
325 - 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

You may also hand deliver the letter and payment in person.