Service for former Miami-Dade Medical Examiner Joe Davis will be Tuesday

Funeral services for Dr. Joseph H. Davis, the revered former Miami-Dade County medical examiner, are scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler St.

Davis died March 19 at his home in Tallahassee at age 88.

He influenced generations of Miami homicide detectives, as well as students who took what they learned from him to forensic pathology labs around the world.

In addition to performing an estimated 10,000 autopsies, Davis consulted on several sensational death investigations, including those for Dr. Martin Luther King and Elvis Presley.

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