Ghusal after a post mortem

Q: Deceased Muslim victims of accidents such as Road/Fire/Drowning/Murder and the like whom the law authorities takeover, conduct an autopsy/post mortem on them. After this process, the body is wrapped in a white cloth and handed over to the relatives. How must one conduct the Ghusl e Janaazah on this body. Must the body be unwrapped (even though there may be bleeding from the many sutures on it) and bathed or is there a different method. Please clarify in the light of Sunnah.

Bismillaah

A: Ghusl must be performed in the normal way.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)