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When someone dies unexpectedly in North Carolina, it can take months, or even more than a year, before a required autopsy is completed. An investigation by The Charlotte Observer and The Raleigh News and Observer found that autopsy delays in North Carolina have grown significantly worse over the past decade. We talked to The Charlotte Observer’s Ames Alexander, one of the reporters who wrote the story.
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