Evolution of forensic autopsy and current legal procedures in Turkey

Cagdir S., Celbis O., Aydin N., Soysal Z.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF FORENSIC MEDICINE AND PATHOLOGY, vol.25, no.1, pp.49-51, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


The first documented forensic autopsy in Turkey was in 1843 during the Ottoman period. In this article, the evolution and current legal procedures regarding forensic autopsies with emphasis on current legal procedures following the declaration of Turkish Republic in 1923 are delineated.