Sec. 7. (a) If the circumstances suggest that the death was caused by other than natural causes, the following individual shall refer the case to the coroner for investigation:
        (1) The attending physician.
        (2) If there is no attending physician or the attending physician has failed to refer the case to the coroner, the local health officer.
    (b) The coroner shall report a death coming under the coroner’s supervision upon official death certificate blanks to the health officer having jurisdiction not more than three (3) days after the inquest is held. Another person may not report the death.
As added by P.L.2-1993, SEC.20.