The coroner would also note the tiny hemorrhages that accompany strangulation.
The use of force in the administration of the lethal drugs has not been ruled out, the coroner said in its finding.
On Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner ruled their deaths a “double suicide.”
I destroyed the coroner in the preliminary hearing, and they hired a new expert to repair the damage for the trial.
The Los Angeles County coroner is reporting that Davis died from blunt force trauma to the head and manual strangulation.
No coroner inquiring into the cause of a sudden death could have been more careful.
Pete says you better notify the coroner—and I reckon the sheriff, too.
A coroner's inquest was accordingly held upon the body, and a verdict of "Found dead" returned.
Meanwhile at Redcross Farm, the coroner was holding his inquiry.
When the coroner was informed of the reports in circulation, he became quite indignant.
late 12c., from Anglo-French curuner, from Latin custos placitorum coronae, originally the title of the officer with the duty of protecting the property of the royal family, from Latin corona, literally "crown" (see crown (n.)). The duties of the office gradually narrowed and by 17c. the chief function was to determine the cause of death in cases not obviously natural.
coroner cor·o·ner (kôr'ə-nər)
A public officer whose primary function is to investigate by inquest any death thought to be of other than natural causes.