National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang has announced that construction for the country’s first Forensic Pathology comprehensive facility, is to start by next month.

The long awaited facility is to cost over $500 million to construct.

Minister Chang gave the update while addressing the media at the weekend.

Dr. Horace Chang, National Security Minister.

The forensic facility is to help clear longstanding backlog of autopsy cases and also improve the police force’s forensic capacity.