Morgue & Autopsy
Kelley Beyer Morgue Supervisor
Michael Hernandez Sr. Morgue Specialist
The Morgue Specialists assist the Medical Examiners in performing postmortem examinations. They are trained to assist in collecting evidence, drawing blood and other body fluids for analysis. The morgue specialists eviscerate bodies, clean and prepare bodies after autopsy, and perform other related activities. They maintain the morgue and its instruments, and are responsible for admitting and releasing decedents into/from the morgue. They perform photography, fingerprinting and other procedures to confirm identification of bodies. The morgue specialists are trained in radiography, performing X-rays when required by the Medical Examiners. They assist in cleaning and preparation of skeletal remains for examination. They also inventory, maintain, and release medications and evidence collected from bodies.