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I am a building owner and have just been told by my

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Hello, I am a building owner and have just been told by my resident manager that one of my tenants has just been found dead in his apartment (RIP). The police are there, And the coroner is on his way. So far it seems like a natural death.
What should the landlord be doing at this point. How do we find out who the rightful next of kin is so that we know who to grant access too? What paperwork do we need?
Thank you for your help...
MH
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 2 years ago.
I am sorry to learn of this loss. What state is the property located in?