Spokane County Hires New Medical Examiner

Apr 12, 2021

Spokane County's new Medical Examiner Dr. Veena Singh.
Credit Courtesy of Spokane County

Spokane County has hired Dr. Veena Singh as the new Chief Medical Examiner.

The medical examiner’s office does autopsies and forensic investigations into the causes of people’s death in Spokane and the surrounding counties.

Dr. Singh most recently served as a medical examiner for Anoka County, Minnesota and previously has worked in New Mexico and Arizona.

She is also Board Certified in Forensic, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and is originally from Portland.

She will replace retiring Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Sally Aiken and will work in the county’s recently completed $12 million medical examiner facility.