The credibility of an autopsy report, or even its authenticity, is not only based on the expertise in official books and the authority of those who operate this expertise, but requires the presence and supervision of the public. , to recognize that the government has indeed conducted an autopsy in accordance with the official manual, in order to be successful. This is from the difference in the location of the autopsy, and it is derived from the fact that the post-mortem thinking of the qing dynasty is very different from the modern expert culture.
The ancients often faced death in the streets and alleys and had direct contact with the corpse. Compared with the handling of death by modern people, the Illustrator Art Work meticulous division of labor among relevant practitioners and some procedural norms have widened the distance between life and death. Xie xinzhe said, "The difference between modern times and the qing dynasty is that death and crimes involving casualties are materialized." it seems that these two kinds of events that normally occur in human life are specially emphasized as special things. Unique concept.
In addition, most of the murder cases in the qing dynasty were caused by fighting. Therefore, when reporting the case, most of them already knew who the murderer was, and they were even taken to the yamen when reporting the case. In addition, the format of the report requires a brief statement on the case. Therefore, when the government received the report, there was already an existing case narrative, which had to be verified by the government.