Welcome to the website for the Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office.
To report a death, contact Investigations at 210-335-4011. To request information/records under the Public Information Act, please email requests to VCastellano@Bexar.org
5th Annual Medical Death Investigation Course
February 5-6, 2015 - Register Now!
Deadline extended to January 31st!
La Quinta Inn (4431 Horizon Hill Blvd, San Antonio, Texas 78230)Click here for the Agenda
Outside Toxicology Specimens for Analysis
We do not accept any outside specimens for analysis except by prior arrangement with the District Attorney's Office (Intoxication Manslaughter and Intoxication Assault Cases). Thank you.
Cremation Permits Issued
This office can only issue cremation permits on cases where the death occurred in Bexar County. This permit is required by law for all cremations.
Out of County Cases
As of 01-01-2013, the Medical Examiner's Office made alterations to examination reports, including the removal of a Manner of Death determination regarding cases from counties other than Bexar.
Fee Schedule Update
The Medical Examiner's Fee Schedule has been updated, effective 10-01-2013. Review the Fee Schedule here.
Randall E. Frost, M.D.
Chief Medical Examiner
The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office is committed to providing quality service in the investigation and certification of deaths falling under the jurisdiction of the Office. The Office will constantly strive to adopt new scientific methods that will increase the quality of our work, decrease costs and decrease the time necessary to accomplish our tasks. We will maintain excellent relations with the public and members of the Criminal Justice System.
The mission of the Medical Examiner's Office is to provide the citizens of Bexar County (and agencies of the Criminal Justice System) with accurate scientific determinations of the cause and manner of death of all individuals dying violently or suddenly and unexpectedly in Bexar County.