Nebraska Revised Statute 23-1822
Chapter 23 Section 1822
Death during apprehension or custody; county coroner; duties.
In each instance when the county coroner is given notice in accordance with section 23-1821, the coroner or coroner's physician shall perform an examination, a test, or an autopsy as he or she may deem necessary to establish, by a reasonable degree of medical certainty, the cause or causes of death and shall thereafter certify the cause or causes of death to the presiding judge of the district court.
- Laws 1988, LB 676, § 2.