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:
- HM Coroner for Rutland & North Leicestershire District
- HM Coroner for Leicester City & South Leicestershire District
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.
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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