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2017 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

 

2017

(eff. 1/1/17 thru 12/31/17)
TOTAL REPORTED CASES 4363
Accepted as Coroner’s Cases 1951
Not Assigned as Coroner’s Cases 2412
   
MANNER OF DEATH AFTER INVESTIGATION  
Accidental 1042
Homicide 161
Natural 505
Suicide 188
Undetermined 55
   
AUTOPSIES  
Total Performed 1367
Franklin County Cases 1147
Out of County Cases 229
External Examinations 533
   
ADDITIONAL FIGURES  
Bodies Transported 2087
Storage Cases 169
Scene Investigations 1270
Toxicology Performed 1882
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) 11