The Chester County Coroner’s Office is an independent agency serving the citizens and honoring the deceased of the county by investigating the facts and circumstances concerning jurisdictional deaths which have occurred within Chester County in order to determine the cause and manner of death, the identity of the decedent, and to provide notification to the legal next of kin, while exhibiting the highest degree of compassion, professionalism, and integrity.
- Coroner Report Request Form
- Cremation Authorization Form
- Death Certificate - To obtain certified copies of a death certificate you must contact the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Vital Statistics at 800-842-5040 or visit their website.
Drug Death DataThe Chester County Coroner’s Office and the University of Pittsburg are working together to provide an ongoing overview of the drug death data in Chester County.
The following link http://www.overdosefreepa.pitt.edu/charts/ will allow you to view the Chester County drug death data which includes charts, graphs and maps on the demographics, the top ten drugs found in overdoses along with other information. Once you click on the above link, scroll to the bottom and select “Chester County” from the counties section of the drop down list.
|Manner of Death||January||February||March||April||May|
|Toxicology Draws Only||9||6||13||11||12|
|Type of Accident||Total Deaths to date for 2017*|
|Motor Vehicle Accident||11|
|Type of Suicide||Total deaths to date for 2017*|
|Type of Homicide||Total deaths to date for 2017*|
|Blunt force injury||0|
|Type||Total Deaths to date for 2017*|
|Carbon Monoxide Poisoning||1|