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Legal ContextPlay
A coroner is involved in legal procedures, usually around unexpected deaths. SlideThe coroner declared the time of death and started the investigation.
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Investigative RolePlay
Coroners perform autopsies and gather evidence to explain how someone died. SlideAfter the car accident, the coroner was called to the scene.
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Not a DoctorPlay
A coroner may not be a medical doctor unlike a medical examiner, depending on the jurisdiction. SlideThe coroner, having a legal background, collaborated with forensic scientists.