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Posted on: December 15, 2014

Pierce County to privately distribute unclaimed ashes at sea

Due to an excess of cremated remains, the Pierce County Medical Examiner will scatter the unclaimed ashes of deceased individuals at sea on Dec. 18.

“Many of these cases go back decades and by law we have to do... Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2014

Medical Examiner partners with SightLife to increase organ and tissue donations

As many as 300 people will receive sight-restoring transplants each year thanks to an innovative partnership between the Pierce County Medical Examiner and SightLife, a global nonprofit focused on eliminating corneal... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2012

Medical Examiner earns national certification

The Pierce County Medical Examiner's Office has received national accreditation, ranking it among the best death investigation facilities in the United States.

"This certification is a measure of quality assurance... Read on...