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SECTION 624
Next of kin; death of incarcerated individual
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 22
§ 624. Next of kin; death of incarcerated individual. The department
shall be responsive to inquiries from the next of kin and other person
designated as the representative of any incarcerated individual whose
death takes place during custody regarding the circumstances surrounding
the death of such incarcerated individual, the medical procedures used
and the cause of death including preliminary determinations and final
determination as reported by an autopsy report. The next of kin and
other person designated as a representative shall be identified from the
emergency contact information previously provided by the incarcerated
individual to the department.