Skip to main content
Coroner's Court of Western Australia
Print page
  • Small Text
  • Medium Text
  • Large Text

What is an autopsy?

An autopsy is sometimes called a 'post-mortem'. It is a detailed medical examination of a person's body after death. An autopsy can help explain why and how the death occurred.

Last updated: 15-Jan-2014

[ back to top ]

Home |  Privacy |  Copyright and Disclaimer
All contents copyright Government of Western Australia. All rights reserved.