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|Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner for the County of Los Angeles|
|Preceded by||Theodore Curphey|
|Succeeded by||Ronald Kornblum|
Thomas Tsunetomi Noguchi
January 4, 1927
Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
|Alma mater||Nippon Medical School|
|Occupation||Coroner, medical examiner|
Thomas Tsunetomi Noguchi (野口 恒富code: ja is deprecated , Noguchi Tsunetomi, born January 4, 1927) is the former Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner for the County of Los Angeles from 1967 to 1982. Known as the "coroner to the stars", he determined the cause of death in many high-profile cases in Hollywood during the 1960s and 1970s. He performed autopsies on Marilyn Monroe, Robert F. Kennedy, Sharon Tate, Gia Scala, William Holden, Natalie Wood, and John Belushi.
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