This research about the coronial system is offered for further information as required.  It covers most of the issues that family’s will be confronted with when their loved one’s death becomes reportable. 

Biddle, L. (2003) ‘Public hazards or private tragedies? An exploratory study of the effect of coroners procedures on those bereaved by suicide’. Social Science and Medicine. 56:1033-1045.
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DOI: 10.1016/S0277-9536(02)00097-7.

Campbell, C. (1998) ‘Religion and the Body in Medical Research’.  Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. 8:3, 275-305.
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Carpenter, B. and G Tait (2010) ‘The Autopsy Imperative: medicine, law and the coronial investigation’. Journal of Medical Humanities. Vol 31, No. 3, September. p205-222.
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DOI 10.1007/s10912-010-9111-7

Carpenter, Belinda J., Tait, Gordon, Barnes, Michael, & Naylor, Charles (2012) Challenging the authority of the autopsy in coronial investigations. In Vultagione, Julie & Forester, Kyle (Eds.) Pathology: New Research. NOVA Science Publishers, USA, New York, pp. 35-54.

Carpenter, B., G Tait, G Adkins, M Barnes, C Naylor and N Begum (2011) ‘Communicating with the Coroner: how religion, culture and family concerns influence autopsy decision making’.  Death Studies.  Vol 35, Issue 4
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DOI: 10.1080/07481187.2010.520506

Clarke, E. and T. McCreanor (2006) ‘He wahine tangi tikapa ...: Statutory investigative processes and the grieving of Maori families who have lost a baby to SIDS’. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online. 1:1, 25-43.
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Drayton, J. (2013) Bodies in life/bodies in death: social work, coronial autopsies and the Bonds of Identity.  British Journal of Social Work 43:264-281.
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DOI: 10.1093/bjsw/bct011

Drayton, D. (2011) ‘Organ retention and bereavement: family counselling and the ethics of consultation’.
Ethics and Social Welfare. 5(3):227-246.
DOI: 10.1080/17496535.2010.548338

Loftus, B. (2010) ‘Police Occupational Culture: classic themes, altered times’. Policing and Society: An International Journal of Research and Policy.  20:1, 1-20.
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Open access     DOI:10.1080/10439460903281547

McGrath, P. and Phillips, E. (2008) Insights on end of life ceremonial practices of Australian Aboriginal peoples. Collegian. 15:125-133.
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Neria,Y. and B. Litz (2004) ‘Bereavement by traumatic means: the complex synergy of trauma and grief’. Journal of Loss and Trauma. 9:73-87.
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Pounder, D., Jones, M. and Peschel, H. (2011) ‘How can we reduce the number of coroners autopsies? Lessons from Scotland and the Dundee initiative.  Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 104:1, 19-24.
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doi: 10.1258/jrsm.2010.100207