West Sussex, Brighton and Hove coroner's service

About the coroner's service

A coroner investigates when:

  • deaths are violent or unnatural
  • the cause of death is unknown
  • deaths occur in prison, police custody or other state detention. 

More information on what happens when a death is reported to a coroner, post-mortems and inquests is available on GOV.UK.

Prominent inquests

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