Q: Are OPO's legally able to remove organs from a registered organ donor who's body is under investigation into COD
Body of deceased was under county jurisdiction. Autopsy was to be performed to determine cause of death, but kidneys and liver were taken prior to autopsy. No samples of either organ were provided to Chief Medical Examiner. COD still undetermined. Autopsy was performed missing two vital organs. Is it legal for an OPO to obstruct an investigation this way?
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