Her Majesty’s Coroner holds office under the Crown and is an independent judicial officer.

Further information

The role of the coroner is to investigate and record the causes and circumstances of all sudden deaths where the cause is not known, violent or unnatural deaths and any death which occurred whilst the deceased was in lawful custody.

The coroner's service for Leicester City and South Leicestershire endeavours to provide a caring, efficient service making the processes involved as easily comprehensible and accessible as possible. More information can be found on the coroner's website.