Coroner Career Profile

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A coroner directs the investigation when someone dies of an unknown cause. He is responsible for autopsies and other methods that help determine the time and cause of death. This includes toxicological and pathological reports.

What is a Coroner?

A coroner is responsible for autopsies and other methods that help determine the time and cause of death, including toxicological and pathological reports.

Coroners are especially useful in piecing together the details of a murder and other violent death. The information they provide is crucial to crime scene investigation, making them an essential part of the CSI team. By understanding how a victim died, the case becomes that much more specific, and the coroner' results may even lead authorities to discovering the culprit' identity. The coroner's records may be used as evidence in court.

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