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2016 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

 

2016

(eff. 1/1/16 thru 12/31/16)
TOTAL REPORTED CASES 3937
Accepted as Coroner’s Cases 1958
Not Assigned as Coroner’s Cases 1979
   
MANNER OF DEATH AFTER INVESTIGATION  
Accidental 866
Homicide 125
Natural 479
Suicide 166
Undetermined 72
   
AUTOPSIES  
Total Performed 1222
Franklin County Cases 972
Out of County Cases 250
External Examinations 689
   
ADDITIONAL FIGURES  
Bodies Transported 2105
Storage Cases 194
Scene Investigations 876
Toxicology Performed 1878
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) 26