Coroner

Purpose

The Coroner’s purpose is to perform death investigation of all causes of sudden and unexpected, accidental, suspicious, unattended deaths in Whitman County, Washington.

Departmental Responsibilities

  • Completion of Death Certificates
  • Coordination of Services with Health Officer When Cause of Death Threatens the Public Health
  • Coroner’s Inquest
  • Establish Cause and Manner of Death in All Coroner Cases