How to use Coroner in a sentence
The coroner is appointed by the circuit court for a term of two years.
After the Conquest the great ecclesiastical landholders claimed exemption from the jurisdiction of the shire, and in 1279 the abbot of Battle claimed to have his own coroner in the hundred of Wye.
The city coroner is a corporate officer.
In 1826 he fixed his residence at Cambridge, and in 1836 was elected coroner of the borough.
The duties of a coroner are limited to the holding of inquiries into cases of death from causes suspected to be other than natural, and to a few miscellaneous duties of comparatively rare occurrence, such as the holding of inquiries relating to treasure trove, and acting instead of the sheriff on inquiries under the Lands Clauses Act, &c., when that officer is interested and thereby disabled from holding such inquiries.Advertisement
The other county officials are the sheriff, coroner, treasurer, assessor, surveyor and superintendent of education.
In 1849 he resigned the office of borough coroner on being elected to the town-clerkship, which he retained till his death on the 21st of March 1866.
Latterly, and possibly from its inception, this repository consisted of a closet with three locks, of which the keys were entrusted, one to the chief justice of England, another to the attorney-general and the third to the master of the crown office, or coroner.
Before burial takes place the clergyman or other person conducting the funeral or religious service must have the registrar's certificate that the death of the deceased person has been duly registered, or else a coroner's order or warrant.
Children must not be registered as still-born without a medical certificate or a signed declaration from some one who would have been required, if the child had been born alive, to give information concerning the birth, that the child was still-born and that no medical man was present at the birth, or a coroner's order.Advertisement
The mayor, ex-mayor and one selected alderman were to be justices of the peace with exclusive jurisdiction and the mayor was the coroner.
The police were compelled to fire on the rioters, and two men were killed, after which the coroner's jury brought in a verdict of wilful murder against the police.
It may be mentioned that though a coroner may have a district assigned to him, he is nevertheless a coroner for the entire county throughout which he has j urisdiction.
And where the borough has a separate court of quarter sessions the council appoint Sheriff, a fit and proper person, not an alderman or councillor, to coroner.
A district council may also provide and maintain a proper place (otherwise than at a workhouse or at a mortuary) for the reception of dead bodies during the time required to conduct any post mortem examination ordered by a coroner.Advertisement
The county officials are the sheriff, a coroner, a treasurer, a register of deeds, a surveyor and five commissioners, elected for two years.
The other officials are the sheriff, treasurer and coroner, elected for two years; the auditor, recorder, clerk of courts, prosecuting attorney, surveyor and infirmary directors, elected for two years; and the board of school examiners (three) and the board of county visitors (six, of whom three are women), appointed usually by the probate judge for three years.
The other county officers are a clerk, a treasurer, an auditor, an assessor, an attorney, an engineer, a sheriff, a coroner and a superintendent of public schools, each elected for a term of two years.
For each county there are a judge, clerk of the court, sheriff, auditor, registrar of deeds, treasurer, state's attorney, surveyor, coroner and superintendent of schools, all elected biennially.
The county officials are the judge, clerk, attorney, sheriff, jailor, coroner, surveyor and assessor, elected for four years.Advertisement
The other county officers are a treasurer, a clerk, an attorney, a surveyor, a sheriff, a coroner and a superintendent of schools, each elected for a term of two years.
It has been decided, however, that the power hereby conferred does not extend to the appointment of a coroner for a liberty or other franchise who would not under the old law have been appointed by the freeholders.
About 1290 its principal officers were a mayor and coroner, afterwards assisted by eight burgesses, whom Henry VIII.
The verderer was a judicial officer chosen in full county by the freeholders in the same manner as the coroner.
The coroner's jury brought in a verdict against the police, but that was a matter of course, and the government ignored it.Advertisement
Proof of this offense does not require proof of the specific intent required for obstructing a coroner.
He expressed surprise that the Respondents had not notified the coroner of their concerns over the death of Margaret Abbot.
Treasure finds can also be reported to your local Finds Liaison Officer who can inform the relevant coroner of the find on your behalf.
In this case, the cause was certified by the coroner.
Coroner or deputy coroner or deputy coroner appointed for any district in Northern Ireland.
The coroner's report indicated Wassermann had been dead at least two weeks, the same length of time the morgue attendant had guessed.
That is clearly set out in the coroner's first affidavit.
The cause of death was given as a ligature round the neck and assistant coroner Mr Michael Charman recorded a verdict of suicide.
At an inquest in Rochdale this week deputy coroner Dennis Everett did not disclose the contents of the tape.
The inquest was held on Tuesday evening at the Horse Shoe Inn, Bardsley, by Mr J F PRICE, district coroner.
If he intends to hold a treasure inquest the coroner is required to inform the Department of the Environment.
The coroner's inquest found a verdict of murder in the first degree!
Following a previous five-day inquest on 1st February 2002, the coroner's jury returned a verdict of accidental death.
But that, on the other hand, doesn't stop her calling the local coroner " a stupid, sanctimonious prig!
Dr. Thomas Noguchi, Los Angeles coroner, said the senator died from damage to the brain caused by a.22 caliber bullet.
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It is a misdemeanour to expose a naked corpse to public view, to prevent the burial of a dead body, or to disinter it without authority; also to bury or otherwise dispose of a dead body on which an inquest ought to be held, without giving notice to a coroner.
After the dissolution in 1538 the town sank into decay, and in 1555, on a representation of its pitiable condition, Queen Mary granted a charter establishing it as a free borough corporate with a common council consisting of a mayor, two bailiffs, twelve chief burgesses, and sixteen secondary burgesses, the mayor to be clerk of the market, coroner and a justice of the peace.
A new charter adopted in 1914 reduced the elective officers to mayor, comptroller, president and board of aldermen, collector, treasurer, recorder of deeds, sheriff and coroner, with terms of four years.
Romford was included in the liberty of Havering-atte-Bower, which until 1892 had a jurisdiction of its own distinct from that of the county, with a high steward, magistrates, clerk of the peace, coroner and quarter sessions.
He was an alderman from 1868 to 1870, a coroner from 1873 to 1876, a fire commissioner in 1883 and 1887, and city chamberlain from 1889 to 1890.
Of the powers vested in the county authority under the Highway Act 1878, the most important are those relating to main roads, which are specially noticed hereafter; (ix.) the tables of fees to be taken by and the costs to be allowed to any inspector, analyst or person holding any office in the county other than the clerk of the peace and the clerks of the justices; (x.) the appointment, removal and determination of salaries of the county treasurer, the county surveyor, the public analysts, any officer under the Explosives Act 1875, and any officers whose remuneration is paid out of the county rate, other than the clerk of the peace and the clerks of the justices; (xi.) the salary of any coroner whose salary is payable out of the county rate, the fees, allowances and disbursements allowed to be paid by any such coroner, and the division of the county into coroners' districts and the assignments of such districts; (xii.) the division of the county into polling districts for the purposes of parliamentary elections, the appointment of the places of election, the places of holding courts for the revision of the lists of voters, and the costs of, and other matters to be done for the registration of parliamentary voters; (xiii.) the execution as local authority of the acts relating to contagious diseases of animals, to destructive insects, to fish conservancy, to wild birds, to weights and measures, and to gas meters, and of the Local Stamp Act i 869; (xiv.) any matters arising under the Riot (Damages) Act 1886.
The coroner eventually returned a verdict of murder by persons unknown.
Rewording to clarify the limits of the coroner 's role would be advisable.
In the case of unnatural deaths, the Coroner must hold an Inquest.
The Mayor initially refused an inquest, then relented but directed the coroner to return a verdict of justifiable homicide.
The coroner reported to People that Daniel Smith's death was "not natural."
An official announcement by the Los Angeles Coroner's office is expected around the first week of August.
Some say that the coroner has already ruled out other causes of death and speculators are certain that the coroner will formally rule Jackson's death a homicide.
Brittany Murphy's husband, Simon Monjack told the coroner's office that he did not want an autopsy performed on his wife.
The L.A. coroner's office is planning to perform one anyway.
The preliminary report from the Los Angeles county coroner's office is revealing that Murphy died from complications from pneumonia, anemia and prescription drug toxicity.
The final coroner's report is expected in the coming weeks.
The L.A. County coroner's office has released the Casey Johnson autopsy findings.
Casey's body was found by a maid, who called 911 and the L.A. County Coroner's office speculated that she may have died days before her body was discovered.
The coroner's official report claims that he died of natural causes, however.
Autopsy. The autopsy, usually performed by a medical examiner or coroner, focuses on finding any identifiable cause of death.
One autopsy report stated that Sally had died six days prior, but another coroner states that she had already been dead for a minimum of three to four weeks.
Dean left word with the attendant that he would phone the coroner and the Norfolk police in the morning.
Under the latter a mayor, recorder, six common councillors, a coroner, six freemen and a common clerk were to constitute the corporation.
The more important affairs of each county are managed by a board of commissioners, who are elected by districts for four years, but each county elects also a clerk, a treasurer, a probate judge, a register of deeds, a sheriff, a coroner, an attorney, a clerk of the district court, and a surveyor, and the district court for the county appoints a county auditor.
This body represents and acts for the county as a corporation; has charge of the erection and repair of county buildings; levies the county taxes, which are limited by law, however, to three mills on the dollar exclusive of those for schools, public highways, interest on the county debt, and other special purposes; divides the county into highway districts, and chooses a highway commissioner for each district for a term of two years; and chooses a superintendent of schools, a surveyor, a public administrator and public guardian, a board for the equalization of taxes, a coroner, a ranger, and a jail physician or health officer each for a term of two years, three commissioners of the poor for a term of three years (one each year), and a keeper and sealer of weights and measures to serve during its pleasure.
On the Saturday I appeared before the Coroner, Having on the Thursday had no intimation from him.
The Coroner said there was no reason to suspect malpractice.
The county officers are a board of three commissioners, a treasurer,, a sheriff, a county clerk, a clerk of the district court, an attorney,, a surveyor, a coroner, a public administrator, an assessor, a.
These include the remuneration of the mayor, recorder audit and officers of the borough, overseers' expenses, the expenses of the administration of justice in the borough, the payment of the borough coroner, police expenses and the like.