Death Investigator Resume

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Owen Bastian

4520 Browning Lane

Madison, WI 53716



Job Objective To secure a Death Investigator position with growing firm in which to use my training and educational expertise to help business grow and meet goals.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable fraud investigative experience in life and annuity product lines
  • Profound knowledge of life and annuity business
  • Ability to take appropriate photographs of scene, body and evidence for compilation
  • Ability to stay calm, even tempered, decisive, accurate and emotionally unattached
  • Ability to compile data and prepare experience reports to management
  • Uncommon ability to lift and carry one hundred (100) pounds
  • Exceptional ability to recognize patterns of suspicious fraudulent activity

Professional Experience:

Death Investigator, August 2005 – Present

Forensic Medical, Madison, WI

  • Conducted interviews for information surrounding the terminal event.
  • Prepared a plan for obtaining additional information and appropriate actions to be taken.
  • Contacted the police when required by the circumstances of the death.
  • Researched next of kin and arranged for the family and friends to view and identify the decedent.
  • Developed physical description of the decedent by viewing the body.
  • Assembled material evidence such as drugs, medicines, poisons, X-rays of the ballistic location in the decedent, fingerprints and weapons.

Death Investigator, May 2000 – July 2005

Sharp Decisions, Madison, WI

  • Collected, documented, secured, tracked and disposed decedent’s personal property.
  • Photographed death scenes and bodies and assisted in establishing identity of decedent and ensured timely notification of next-of-kin.
  • Provided information and assistance to family members of decedents.
  • Provided information and training to staff, interns and other interested parties.
  • Assisted with the disposition of indigent and unclaimed bodies.


Bachelor’s Degree in Forensic Science, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, OK

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