13.0520 Procedure upon discovery of dead body—Report required.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 13.0520]

(a) In case any dead body is found, and in case of any accidental death or death allegedly caused by unlawful means, the pulenuu shall report it without delay to the Attorney General for investigation. If such is not possible, the report shall be made to the local representative of the Department of Health, who is authorized to act as coroner to investigate and report his findings to the Attorney General.

(b) The body shall not be removed until the arrival of the Attorney General or investigating officer unless necessary to prevent probable loss or mutilation of the body.

(c) No burial may take place until approved by the Attorney General.

History: 1962, PL 7-12.