Autopsy reports are generally available three (3) to four (4) months from the date of death. The results of toxicology and other studies can take longer. One copy of the autopsy report is available at The Georgia Bureau of Investigations’ Open Records Department. Immediate next of kin means one of the following in this order: spouse, adult child, parent, brother/sister, or niece/nephew. Please submit your request in writing to the Georgia Bureau of Investigations Open Records Office.
Open Records Unit Georgia Bureau of Investigation 3121 Panthersville Road Decatur, Georgia 30034
Fax your request to 404-270-8529
Email your request to OpenRecords@gbi.state.ga.us