2019 Skeletal Recovery Workshop

2019 Skeletal Recovery Workshop 1024 683 Medical Examiner-Coroner

Skeletal Recovery Workshop

Sept. 9-13, 2019

Presented by:

Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner

Course Objective:

The Skeletal Recovery Workshop is a 40-hour course that includes detailed lectures and hands-on field exercises.

This workshop is designed to teach students how to search for clandestine graves and scattered remains, perform grave excavations, collect evidence and much more.

Other topics include forensic entomology, human decomposition, mass fatalities, coroner-related law, prosecution of cases involving recovered remains, bones used in rituals and human remains detection canines.

The workshop caters to students from all levels of experience, such as coroner investigators, detectives, criminalists, crime scene investigators, etc.

Brian Kim, MPA, D-ABMDI

Nani Cholakians, D-ABMDI

Email: skeletalrecovery@coroner.lacounty.gov