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    In the event the decedent's nearest legal next-of-kin, established hierarchically by the Texas Heath and Safety Code §711.002, wishes that no autopsy be performed, should one be under consideration by the assigned physician, the downloadable form below must be filled out completely, signed and forwarded to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner's Office via one of the following methods before the scheduled examination begins.


    • Via fax to 817-920-5713


    • To the medical examiner's office


    This page was last modified on February 03, 2016


    County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111

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