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The Office of the Medical Examiner provides death investigation and body examination services to Pinal County for suspicious, unexplained, or unattended deaths, and assist in body transportation, cremation authorization and other services as described in Arizona State Revised Statutes.

Copies of reports are available by mail to the public following final completion of all the reports prepared on a case. To request copies, complete and return the Request Form along with your payment. The time frames for the completion of reports may vary depending on the circumstances of each case.. MORE...

Let us offer our sincere condolences for your loss. To help you understand what will happen next, you can download the Information for Next-of-Kin PDF. This letter will explain the examination, requesting decedent's identification, the release of remains, and how to receive a death certificate. MORE...

To receive a copy of a death certificate, mail requests to
Department of Public Health
Office of Vital Records

P.O. Box 2945
Florence, AZ 85132
Or call 520.866.7318


Other Resources:
- Common Questions & Answers
- List of Funeral Homes & Mortuaries
- Make an Online Payment
- Information for Funeral Homes
- Information for Physicians & Hospitals
- Cause & Manner of Death by Case No.

Dennis Knapp

Pinal County
Medical Examiner
570 W. Adamsville Rd.
Florence, AZ 85132

Office: 520.866.7260
Fax:    520.866.7296
Email Examiner