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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 and not to the Coroner.

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