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Dorset Coroner's Service

Sometimes, a death is reported to the coroner.

Dorset Coroner's Service

A Coroner is an independent judicial officer, they are assisted by Coroner’s Officers and administrative staff.

The Coroner investigates and records the causes and circumstances of all deaths where the cause is unknown, or that was violent or unnatural, or occurred whilst the deceased was in lawful custody.

This information is only about our local Coroner, you can find out more about the role of a Coroner.

If you are concerned about a death you are entitled to raise these concerns with the Coroner.

Contact the Coroner's Service

You can find out more about the Coroner's team, inquest hearings and how to get in contact with them on the BCP Council website.