Coroner's Office

Geauga County

Coroner's Office

  • Qualifications:  Must be a licensed physician in the state of Ohio for at least two years preceding his/her election or appointment.
  • Duties/Authority:  Investigates the CAUSE, MODE & MANNER of death when a person dies as a result of criminal or other violent means, by casualty, by suicide, or in any suspicious manner, or when a person, including a child under two years of age, dies suddenly when in apparent good health.
  • May perform (or cause to be performed) autopsies, toxicology tests, and radiology exams as part of the investigation
  • May testify in court as an expert witness of cause(s) of death.

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12450 Merritt Road
Chardon, Ohio 44024

(440) 285-2222, Extension 2165
Newbury and Burton Residents:
1-888-714-0006, Extension 2165
Direct Line:  (440) 279-2165
Fax:  (440) 285-5390


Year Category
Loss Team Brochure Coroner-LossTeam.pdf Aug 22, 2023 2023-08-22 Coroner
Coroner’s Release Form Coroner-ReleaseForm.pdf Aug 22, 2023 2023-08-22 Coroner
Geauga County Coroner’s Handbook Coroner-Handbook.pdf Sep 30, 2021 2021-09-30 Coroner
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