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  • Coroner

    The office of Coroner dates back to the Norman Conquest. The coroner's responsibility is to make inquiries into and report on the death of civilians in their jurisdiction. This includes: * Completing a death cerfiticate, stating [[Causes of Death | …

  • Causes of Death

    While there may be a million ways to die, the coroner is legally required to sort them into four categories: * _Death by Natural Causes_: includes old age and disease. * _Death by Misadventure_ or _Accidental Death_: your basic “bad stuff happens” …

  • Coroner's Inquest

    The Coroner's Inquest is a legal proceeding in which the coroner formally seeks the community’s assistance in making his findings. The coroner empanels a jury (service can be compelled like jury duty for a criminal or civil trial) and subpoenas witnesses. …