The county Medical Examiner is a licensed doctor who investigates deaths pursuant to Chapter 331.801 of the 1985 Iowa Code. The ME reports to the County Attorney and State Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

  Cass County - Medical Examiner

County Medical Examiner shall be either a licensed doctor of medicine or licensed osteopathic physician of the county, who shall investigate any death caused from violence, sudden, or suspicious manner as specified in Chapter 331.801 of the 1985 Code and, report same to County Attorney and State Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

Compensation plus actual expenses for each investigation shall be paid by county.

Medical Examiner shall perform such autopsies as deemed necessary or are required by County Attorney or State Medical Examiner.

1501 East 10th Street
Atlantic, IA 50022

Phone Number:

FAX Number:

County Medical Examiner:
Dr. Elaine Berry
Dr. Angela Weppler, 1st Deputy
Dr. Mark Johnson, Deputy
Dr. Vanessa Cook, Deputy

Medical Examiner's Forms:
Downloadable forms
used in the
Medical Examiner's office


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