East WA state death investigations ship their bodies by FedEx for autopsies. 33 out of 39 counties have elected coroners.
Senate Bill 5776 would have, among other things, created a state violence and death investigation resource center. Plans for the center, led by a forensic pathologist, included developing best practices for death investigations statewide.
— Read on www.knkx.org/government/2022-02-08/effort-to-address-critical-shortage-of-forensic-pathologists-stalls