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Coroners

Her Majesty’s Coroner holds office under the Crown and is an independent judicial officer.

Coroner enquiries

Please do not visit us, to get in touch please ring us on 0116 454 1030.

You can find out about the Coronavirus Act 2020 on the Judiciary website

Role of the coroner

The role of the coroner is to investigate and record the causes and circumstances of all sudden deaths where the cause is not known, violent or unnatural deaths and any death which occurred whilst the deceased was in lawful custody.

The coroner's service for Leicester City and South Leicestershire endeavours to provide a caring, efficient service making the processes involved as easily comprehensible and accessible as possible. More information can be found on the coroner's website.