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2013 Coroner's Office Statistics

Most categories contain cases from other counties. For example, a homicide victim from Marion County may have actually died at a Franklin County hospital, making it a Marion County criminal case, but a Franklin County Coroner's Case.

 

Coroner's Office Statistics

 

2013

TOTAL REPORTED CASES 3318
Accepted as Coroner’s Cases 1532
Not Assigned as Coroner’s Cases 1786
   
MANNER OF DEATH AFTER INVESTIGATION  
Accidental 607
Homicide 119
Natural 361
Suicide 156
Undetermined 70
   
AUTOPSIES  
Total Performed 1093
Franklin County Cases 865
Out of County Cases 228
Total External Examinations Only 238
   
ADDITIONAL FIGURES  
Bodies Transported 1532
Storage Cases 201
Scene Investigations 488
Toxicology Performed 1475
Sudden Infant Deaths were reported in compliance with the Ohio Revised Code 313.121. SID total is also reflected in the Manner of Death categories; Natural, Accidental, & Undetermined. Present language also identifies this cause of death as Sudden Unexplained Infant Death (SUID) 24