Death investigation within Medical Examiner/Coroner system has always been the most underfunded in the Law Enforcement Organization (LEO) systems. The numbers of boarded med path people is seriously declining. Working in such conditions certainly does not create much enthusiasm despite the high-tech fantasies of CSI shows. The incongruity of how important these investigations are to police and prosecutors “fighting crime” is striking.
Here is the mess that going on in Los Angeles.