Welcome to the website for the District 8 Medical Examiners Office.
William F. Hamilton, M.D.
Chief Medical Examiner
Serving more than 350,000 citizens living in Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy and Union Counties.
To request copies of autopsy reports, call (352) 273-9292 or complete the online Autopsy Report Request Form.
Mission: To provide forensic death investigation with scientific objectivity, irrespective of personal beliefs or emotional attachment to the circumstances of any particular case and shed light on any mysteries surrounding one’s death. We do this by performing thorough, impartial, objective forensic examinations of the body and circumstances surrounding every person’s demise to determine the cause and manner of death to aid families, friends of the deceased, and the justice system.
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