An unattended death is the passing of a person alone and whose remains are not discovered for days, weeks, or even months. The natural human decomposition process results in a traumatic scene. A person upon whom unattended death cleanup falls is never advised to undertake that process personally. The emotional toll of an unattended death is only magnified exponentially if personally remediating the scene is added. An experienced professional can address the aftereffects of an unattended death cleanup safely, thoroughly, and with dignity. 

What Is Considered a Suspicious Death?

The basic definition of “suspicious death” is a death that is unexpected and its circumstances are legally or medically unexplained. Different types of investigations are undertaken in the aftermath of a suspicious death to attempt to reach a firm conclusion as to what happened. Different types of professionals might be involved in such an investigation,…

Mysterious Circumstances Surrounding a Death: A Coroner’s Duties When a Cause of Death Is Never Known

Mysterious deaths are not just the stuff of movies and television. Rather, every day in Southern California and elsewhere around the world, deaths occur (or are discovered) in which the cause is not readily available. Like many people, you may wonder what happens if no cause of death is found. Situations in Which a Cause…

What Happens If No Cause of Death Is Found?

Fans of crime shows and medical dramas on television and the big screen oftentimes are presented with forensic investigators and medical examiners successfully striving to identify the cause of death in even the most complicated of situations. In some such television or picture shows, the entire affair may be dedicated to discovering how someone died…

Inmate Workers and the Legalities of Directing or Assigning an Offender to Cleanup Biohazards

Prisons on federal and state levels, as well as city and county jails, maintain what is typically are called “inmate worker programs.” The Federal Bureau of Prisons, or BOP, describes its inmate worker program in a concise paragraph: Sentenced inmates are required to work if they are medically able. Institution work assignments include employment in…