17 E. Canal St.
Sumter, SC 29150
Hours of Operation
8:30 - 5:00
The Coroner's Office is responsible for investigating all suspicious and violent deaths, as well as all deaths that occur outside of a hospital or nursing home and deaths that occur less than 24 hours after patients are admitted to the hospital.
All Emergency Room deaths are investigated by the Coroner.
The Coroner's Office conducts inquests; sets up autopsies; handles news releases; makes decisions to determine if the manner of death results from homicidal, accidental, suicidal, natural, or undetermined cause.
Handles all child deaths along with the S.C. Child Fatality Group.
The Coroner is available to the public for help pertaining to a loved one.
Coroner services are available 24 hours a day by phone, or in the office during normal business hours.
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