Is the Coroner a physician?

As an elected official to a constitutional office, the legal requirements are that the individual be a resident of the county for a least one year. The Coroner serves the role of an administrator of death investigations. The State of Indiana has a Coroner system, not a medical examiner system. However, the Coroner and his/her deputies are required to attend a basic 40-hour medicolegal death investigation course.

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1. What should I do following the loss of a loved one?
2. When to report a death?
3. Does every death involve the Coroner's Office?
4. Does the Coroner's Office provide all death certificates?
5. Is the Coroner a physician?
6. Are there educational requirements for Coroners and Deputy Coroners?
7. What is the Coroner responsible for?
8. Can the cause and manner of death be kept confidential?
9. How long does it take to determine the cause of death?