Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office

The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office staff 
shares your sorrow regarding the loss of your loved one. 

Vision Statement

The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office is committed to the accurate determination of cause and manner of death in cases falling under the jurisdiction of the office. As an impartial, independent agency, the Medical Examiner strives to serve the public, medical professionals and justice system of our community by providing objective, valid and unbiased medical opinions on cause and manner of death. To this end, we insist on nothing less than excellence in practice, scrupulous integrity, and continuous quality improvement efforts.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Medical Examiner's Office is to provide the citizens of Bexar County with accurate medical and scientific determinations of the cause and manner of death of those individuals dying as a result of violence, intoxication, sudden and unexpected natural disease, or unknown causes in Bexar County.

Accreditation

The Bexar County Medical Examiner's Office is accredited by: 

The National Association of Medical Examiners Opens in new window   American Board of Forensic Technology Opens in new window   Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Opens in new window

Reporting a Death

To report a death, contact Investigations at 210-335-4011.

Death Records Search

Search for a record of all death cases reported to, examined by, or certified by this office within the last 30 days.

Viewings

Please note that we are unable to allow viewing of decedents at our office for any reason. Viewing is best conducted at the funeral home or mortuary after your loved one is released from the Medical Examiner's office.