Getting the decedent’s personal property

October 17, 2022

What will happen to my loved one’s personal property taken into custody?

The Investigator may take custody of personal property belonging to your loved one. The property is logged and secured here. Clothing will be kept with the remains and released to the mortuary or funeral home.


How do I get my loved one’s personal property?

It can be retrieved here at the OCME office at 1 Newhall Street, San Francisco, by the decedent’s legal next of kin or the next of kin’s authorized representative. Property Release Hours, Mon-Fri, 10 am to 3 pm.