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2020 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

 

2020

(eff. 1/1/20 thru 12/31/20)
TOTAL REPORTED CASES 5816
Accepted as Coroner’s Cases 2845
Not Assigned as Coroner’s Cases 2971
   
MANNER OF DEATH AFTER INVESTIGATION  
Accidental 1596
Homicide 215
Natural 816
Suicide 161
Undetermined 56
   
AUTOPSIES  
Total Performed 1519
Franklin County Cases 1517
Out of County Cases 2
External Examinations 702
   
ADDITIONAL FIGURES  
Bodies Transported 2324
Storage Cases 59
Scene Investigations 1725
Toxicology Performed 2378
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) 10