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John Oliver Recruits Glenn Close and Tracy Morgan to Highlight Autopsy Problems

John Oliver Recruits Glenn Close and Tracy Morgan to Highlight Autopsy Problems

John Oliver took a deep dive into death investigations during Sunday's episode of HBO's Last Week Tonight.

While the host acknowledged that the topic may seem too grim for a television show, he noted that many shows feature medical examiners including Body of Proof, Rizzoli & Isles and Forever.

Every year, approximately 2.8 million Americans die. A physician usually writes the cause of death on the death certificate, unless the person died under suspicious or unnatural circumstances. In those cases, the body is sent for further investigation and might have an autopsy done.

"A death certificate isn'...

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