The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) investigates cases of people who died in New York City.
This includes people who died:
- From criminal violence
- By casualty or by suicide
- Suddenly, when in apparent good health
- When unattended by a physician
- In a correctional facility
- In any suspicious or unusual manner
OCME also helps to identify bodies.
You can contact the agency to get more information about a death investigation.