What is a Coroner’s Case?

  • Accidental Deaths
  • Homicidal Deaths
  • Suicidal Deaths
  • Sudden Death when in apparent good health.
  • Sudden, unexpected death of an infant 24 months or younger.
  • Natural Death when a physician declines to sign the Death Certificate.
  • Custodial Death whether in jail, confinement, any kind of judicial custody, or while being pursued, apprehended, or during the process of being taken into custody.
  • Therapeutic Deaths
  • Any death that is suspicious or unusual.
  • Death of any MRDD client.
  • Delayed Deaths – The immediate cause of death is from natural disease, but an injury or accident may have occurred days, weeks, months, or even years before which set in motion the sequence of medical conditions that led up to the death.


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