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Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 925
MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
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F.S. 925.09
925.09 Authority of state attorney to order autopsies.The state attorney may have an autopsy performed, before or after interment, on a dead body found in the county when she or he decides it is necessary in determining whether or not death was the result of a crime. Physicians performing the autopsy shall be paid reasonable fees by the county upon the approval of the county commission and the state attorney ordering the autopsy.
History.s. 1, ch. 28019, 1953; s. 1, ch. 57-311; s. 174, ch. 70-339; s. 42, ch. 73-334; s. 1562, ch. 97-102; s. 83, ch. 2004-265.
Note.Former s. 932.57.