The Property Department obtains property from the Receiving Department. Property of the decedent is then verified, inventoried, documented, and stored.

Property includes but is NOT limited to the following items:
  • man collecting property of the decedentJewelry
  • Money
  • Money received is logged and maintained separately from property.
  • In the event the money is not picked up it will be sent to the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office for publication as Unclaimed Funds. Should this occur, contact the Cuyahoga County Fiscal Office at 216-443-7010.
  • Unclaimed Funds
  • Purse
  • Keys
  • Wallet
  • Cell Phone
  • Identification Cards
  • Ohio Driver’s Licenses will be confiscated and sent to Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles per their instructions.
  • Credit Cards

Property excludes but is NOT limited to the following items:
  • Clothing and shoes
  • Prescription medications
  • Prosthetics
  • Eyeglasses
  • Hearing aids
  • Dentures
  • Medical devices
  • Drug paraphernalia
  • Illicit drugs

Contact Information

William Scott
Supervisor, Morgue Technician