Who notifies the Coroner's Office of a death?

Emergency Medical Service providers, Police Investigators or Healthcare Facility Personnel typically notify the Coroner's Office when a death occurs.

The general public should call 911 to report a death. If the decedent is under hospice care, it is appropriate for the family to contact the funeral director of their choice or hospice nurse without calling 911.

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1. Who is the Coroner?
2. What are the duties of the Coroner?
3. Where is the jurisdiction of the Coroner?
4. Who notifies the Coroner's Office of a death?
5. Are all deaths reported to the Coroner?
6. Are all Coroner records available to the public?
7. How do I obtain a Coroner's Report? Autopsy Report? Toxicology Report?
8. What is the cost for reports?
9. Who can retrieve the personal effects recovered from a decedent?
10. Do I need to identify or can I view my loved one in the morgue?