One reason is that its coroner keeps more meticulous records than others.
If a coroner does not take that into account, they could mistake an accidental overdose for a suicide.
The coroner said that he probably climbed up a wall and threw himself through the noose.
The county coroner told the newspaper that the professor had died of natural causes.
The local coroner's office reported that he died of severe head injuries.
Obviously it's tough to judge that claim without knowing the autopsy results, but that's what the coroner is saying right now.
He asked the dispatcher to try the coroner again, but the coroner's office was flooded.
Each county must have a coroner or medical examiner.
On the basis of the investigation, the coroner decides whether an inquest is appropriate.
British Dictionary definitions for coroner
a public official responsible for the investigation of violent, sudden, or suspicious deaths and inquiries into treasure trove. The investigation (coroner's inquest) is held in the presence of a jury (coroner's jury) See also procurator fiscalCompare medical examiner
C14: from Anglo-French corouner officer in charge of the pleas of the Crown, from Old French coronecrown
1194, from Anglo-Fr. curuner, from L. custos placitorum coronæ, originally officer with the duty of protecting the property of the royal family, from L. corona "crown." Present duties established by 17c.