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Thomas Noguchi
野口恒富
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Thomas Noguchi at the AAFS 2016 conference at Las Vegas
Chief Medical Examiner-Coroner for the County of Los Angeles
In office
1967–1982
Preceded by Theodore Curphey
Succeeded by Ronald Kornblum
Personal details
Born
Thomas Tsunetomi Noguchi

January 4, 1927 (1927-01-04) (age 94)
Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
Nationality American
Residence Los Angeles, California
Alma mater Nippon Medical School
Occupation Coroner, medical examiner

Thomas Tsunetomi Noguchi (野口 恒富 , 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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