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Order autopsy and investigator reports

  • An autopsy report is the medical finding (cause and manner of death)
  • An investigator report is the field report (investigator's finding at the scene)

Unidentified remains

The King County Medical Examiner's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying cold cases of unidentified remains.

Annual reports and overview

The Medical Examiner's Office 2014 Annual Report reflects the activities pertaining to the investigation of jurisdictional deaths in King County. The mission of the King County Medical Examiner's Office is to investigate sudden, unexpected and unnatural deaths in King County with the highest level of professionalism, compassion and efficiency, and to provide a resource for improving the health and safety of the community.

King County Indigent Remains Program

Provides cremation and a proper burial for individuals who are indigent and who have died in King County.

  • Related sites

King County Vital Statistics

Instructions on how to get birth and death records.

Parent's Guide to helping you to reduce the risk of SIDS (PDF)

Guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

King County Sheriff seeks help in identifying three Green River victims

Map and directions | Bus Trip Planner

Open: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Phone: 206-731-3232

Fax: 206-731-8555

To visit in-person:

Metered street parking is available in the area. Parking in the Ninth & Jefferson Building garage is free for the first thirty minutes.

Harborview Medical Center
Ninth & Jefferson Building, 2nd Floor
908 Jefferson Street
Seattle, WA 98104

Mailing address:

Use this address only if you are mailing us a document. We are not physically located at 325 9th Ave.

King County Medical Examiner's Office
HMC Box 359792
325 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104-2499

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