Welcome to H.M. Coroner's Office Leicester City and South Leicestershire

HM Senior Coroner Leicester City and South Leicestershire deals with deaths when the body is within Leicester City and South Leicestershire.


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The law states that certain types of deaths must be reported to the Coroner and some cases may result in an investigation with or without an Inquest.

This website contains information that will help you know what to expect when the Coroner is involved with a death.

As well as a summary of the role of the Senior Coroner and an overview of the Inquest process you will find a list of upcoming Inquests and signposts to external agencies for further information or support.

If you require further advice or information, then please contact the office.

The Coroner's Court,
Town Hall,
Town Hall Square,

Email: leicester.coroner@leicester.gov.uk

Telephone: 0116 454 1030