A. Quinn Strobl, M.D.
Chief Medical Examiner
The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office conducts postmortem examinations (autopsy), performs death investigations, and provides death investigator training and consultations.
The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office responds to requests from authorized individuals for a death investigation as required by law, such as a possible death by suicide, homicide, or accident. (See Investigation as Required by Law)
Also, on a fee-for-services basis, the Midwest Medical Examiner’s
Office will respond to requests for an independent inquiry into a death in which family members want to know the cause. (See Independent Inquiry)
Please note, death records can be obtained through the Anoka County Vital Statistics Office and License Centers. For more information, see About Birth and Death Records.
For more information about the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, see the following topics on this website: