The Coroner service

Details of the Coroner service in Suffolk, including who the Coroner is and what they do, as well as information about post mortems and inquests.

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The Coroner for Suffolk

Find out who the Coroner for Suffolk is, and what this role entails; as well as information about Assistant Coroners and Coroner's Officers.

Reporting deaths to the Coroner

Find out the circumstances upon which a death will be reported to the Coroner, and how this is done.


When a post-mortem takes place; and who to contact to make an appointment.

Request a post-mortem report or a case file after an inquest

Make an online request from Suffolk Coroner Service for a post-mortem report or information from a Coroner case file after an inquest or investigation.


Find out about inquests into deaths, including lists of main inquest hearings and inquest openings and how to claim expenses if you've attended an inquest.

Request an audio recording of a inquest hearing

Find out the cost of ordering a audio recording of a inquest hearing held by the Suffolk Coroner Service and how to apply online.

Funeral director notification of appointment form

Complete this form to notify us that you have been appointed to carry out the funeral arrangements for someone who has recently died.