Published Online: 1 October 1977
Page Count: 6
Deputy chief medical examiner, Office of the Medical Examiner of Wayne County, Detroit, Mich.
Toxicologist, Office of the Medical Examiner of Wayne County, Detroit, Mich.
(Received 17 January 1977; accepted 29 March 1977)
Sudden infant deaths, like all sudden deaths, come under the jurisdiction of the local medical examiner or coroner. The cause of death is then determined by a process of investigation and a postmortem examination, not necessarily autopsy.
Paper ID: JFS10415J