Ionia County Medical Examiner

Michael A. Markey, M.D. Sparrow Forensic Pathology Services

1215 E. Michigan Ave.

Lansing, MI 48912

Office: 517-364-2561

24 hour Autopsy Referral Line: 888-436-7366

The Office of the Medical Examiner is mandated under State statute to investigate certain types of death.  These deaths include sudden and unexpected deaths, accidental deaths and violent deaths.  The Medical Examiner has the authority under Public Act 181 of 1953,  as amended and the Michigan Public Health Code, Public Act 368 of 1978, to order an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

Questions about autopsies and Medical Examiner services should be directed to
Sparrow Forensic Pathology Services. Select the link below to be taken to the
Sparrow Forensic Services Page.


For current ME data, contact Sparrow Forensic Pathology Services.