Coroner’s Office

Coroners-OfficeThe voters elect the Coroner for four year terms. The Coroner, with the assistance from the Georgia Bureau of Investigations and other state and local agencies, is responsible for investigating the cause and manner of death where a person dies under four situations: (1) as a result of violence, suicide, or accident, (2) suddenly when in apparent good health, (3) when unattended by a physician, or (4) in any suspicious or unusual manner.