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2012 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

 

2012

TOTAL REPORTED CASES 3205
Accepted as Coroner’s Cases 1576
Not Assigned as Coroner’s Cases 1629
   
MANNER OF DEATH AFTER INVESTIGATION  
Accidental 598
Homicide 120
Natural 381
Suicide 174
Undetermined 75
   
AUTOPSIES  
Total Performed 1173
Franklin County Cases 957
Out of County Cases 216
Total External Examinations Only 222
   
ADDITIONAL FIGURES  
Bodies Transported 1576
Storage Cases 181
Scene Investigations 363
Toxicology Performed 1531
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) 24