The Coroner's Service
The Coroner is an independent judicial officer
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 Senior Coroner for Worcestershire is Mr David Reid
The Senior Coroner's jurisdiction covers the administrative county of Worcestershire.
The Assistant Coroners are Mr N Lane, Mr J Puzey and Ms S Murphy.
If you have a cause for concern regarding a death then you are entitled to raise these concerns with the Coroner.
In the event of a sudden death, the Coroner will be informed either by the Police, the ambulance service or the GP Initial enquiries are then undertaken by one of the Coroners Officers.
Contacting the Coroner's Court
Telephone: 01905 822330
Telephone: 01905 766066
Worcestershire Coroner’s Court, The Civic, Martins Way, Stourport-on-Severn, Worcestershire DY13 8UN.
The Office is open from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday.
The Court is open from 9.15am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday
Out of Hours
Contact the Coroner's Office can be made through your local police station, a police officer will contact the Coroner on your behalf. West Mercia Police have a central non-emergency contact centre - telephone 101 and ask them to contact a Coroner’s Officer