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      RS 32:154     


§154.  Removal of bodies

Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, particularly but not limited to R.S. 13:5712(B) or 5713(B)(3) when a death occurs in which a moving conveyance is involved, the body of the deceased person shall not be disturbed from the position in which it is found by any person without authorization from the coroner, or his designee, except the investigating law enforcement agency may disturb the body in order to obtain the identification of the deceased, preserve the body from loss or destruction, or maintain the flow of traffic on a highway or railroad.

Acts 2009, No. 408, §1; Acts 2010, No. 885, §1, eff. July 2, 2010.

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