North Carolina General Statutes Chapter 132. Public Records § 132-1.8. Confidentiality of photographs and video or audio recordings made pursuant to autopsy

Except as otherwise provided in G.S. 130A-389.1 , a photograph or video or audio recording of an official autopsy is not a public record as defined by G.S. 132-1 .  However, the text of an official autopsy report, including any findings and interpretations prepared in accordance with G.S. 130A-389(a) , is a public record and fully accessible by the public.  For purposes of this section, an official autopsy is an autopsy performed pursuant to G.S. 130A-389(a) .

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