2014 South Dakota Codified Laws
Title 34 - PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 26A - Crematories And Cremations
§ 34-26A-14 Notification of coroner by crematory authority in certain cases--Investigation--Authorization to cremate.
34-26A-14. Notification of coroner by crematory authority in certain cases--Investigation--Authorization to cremate. If the crematory authority receives the human remains of a deceased person who the crematory authority has reason to believe may have died by unlawful means or is subject to investigation under § 23-14-18, the crematory authority shall notify the coroner of the county where the death occurred of this belief. After this notice, the human remains may not be cremated until the coroner has completed his investigation, if any, and authorization to cremate has been received in writing from the coroner by the crematory authority.
Source: SL 1988, ch 283, § 14.
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