No autopsy was done because, without an obvious display of injuries, there was no reason to suspect foul play.
The autopsy report is expected to be completed in the next 24 hours.
These facts weigh heavily in favor of Casey's guilt, and new information from the autopsy adds a bit more to the pile.
An autopsy released Monday found that McBride was not shot at close range.
Nalls was not at fault in the accident, but an autopsy showed she was intoxicated.
Much as he disliked the necessity, it was incumbent on him to perform an autopsy.
The first witness called was the doctor who made the autopsy.
At autopsy at San Lazaro morgue, the same day, bubonic plague was found to be present and the cause of her death.
There was nothing discovered at the autopsy to account for the death.
Sometimes his patients were dead when he reached them, and all his entreaties for an autopsy were in vain with the relatives.
1650s, "an eye-witnessing," from Modern Latin autopsia, from Greek autopsia "a seeing with one's own eyes," from autos- "self" (see auto-) + opsis "a sight" (see eye (n.)). Sense of "dissection of a body to determine cause of death" is first recorded 1670s, probably from the same sense in French autopsie (1570s).
autopsy au·top·sy (ô'tŏp'sē, ô'təp-)
An examination of a cadaver in order to determine the cause of death or to study pathologic changes. Also called necropsy, postmortem, postmortem examination.