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Our response to the coronavirus outbreak is continuing – and our focus is on keeping critical services running, particularly those supporting vulnerable people.

We’re also supporting residents, communities and businesses by bringing back services, where we can, in line with the latest Government guidance.

Find out more about the support and guidance available, and any changes to our services.

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Register a death

All deaths must be registered within 5 days

Coroner's inquests

When the cause of a death needs to be looked into further, a coroner will carry out an inquest, the NHS choices website explains what is involved.

The Coroner’s service for Leicestershire is split into two districts:

GOV.UK has more information on what happens when a death is reported to a coroner.

In the first instance all enquiries should be directed to the Coroner’s Officer – Katharine Bakewell (see the contact details below) and not to the Coroner.

Search for an Inquest

Add a 'Date from' and 'Date to' in the search boxes below to find the inquest you are looking for.

Once you have the results, you can narrow your search by filtering by first name and/or surname.


Type of Hearing - Definitions

Review: the case is still under investigation
Inquest Opening: formal opening of the Inquest
Inquest conclusion: full Inquest hearing
Treasure: Inquest into treasure that has been found

Coroners Inquest search


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