Coroners investigate deaths that are reported to them. They do so as sensitively as possible, but must make sure that proper enquiries are made.
A coroner can issue forms allowing a death to be registered as a natural death, order an inquest or an autopsy.
The Staffordshire (South) Senior Coroner is Mr Andrew A Haigh. He is supported by Senior Assistant Coroner Mrs Margaret J Jones or by one of the Assistant Coroners. The Coroner’s office is at:
Number One Staffordshire Place,
Telephone: 01785 276127
Fax: 01785 276128