Annual Statistics

Current Year Statistical Data

Coroner jurisdiction is over certain kinds of deaths (as detailed in State Statute Title 16 P.S., County Code) that occur within Chester County. The location of the event leading to the death or the residence of the decedent prior to death may in some cases be outside Chester County. Location of death is the governing factor in determining Coroner jurisdiction and inclusion in these data.

2024 Statistics

Manner of Death
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
NovDec
Total
Natural
70











70
Accidental
10











10
Homicide
0











0
Suicide
0











0
Pending
35











35
Undetermined
0











0
Total Cases
115











115

Case Type

Type of Case
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
NovDec
Total
Jurisdictional
65











65
Non-Jurisdictional50











50
Totals
115











115

Accidental Deaths

Type of Accident
Total
Drug Overdose
1
Fall
7
Motor Vehicle Collision
1
Environmental Exposure
0
Drowning
0
Asphyxiation Related
0
Fire Related
0
Poisoning
0
Firearms
0
Other
1
Total Cases
10

Suicides

Type of Suicide
Total
Firearms
0
Hanging
0
Overdose
0
Traumatic Injury
0
Poisoning
0
Other
0
Total Cases
0

Homicides

Type of Homicide
Total
Firearm
0
Sharp Force Injury
0
Other
0
Total Cases
0

Undetermined

Type of Undetermined
Total
Undetermined0
Firearms0
Total Cases
0

2023 COVID-19 Deaths Reported to the Coroner's Office

Type of Case
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total
COVID-19 Deaths
13











13

Other Statistics

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
Cremation Requests
288











288
Full/Partial Autopsy
21











21
External Autopsy
10











10
Toxicology Testing Only
0











0
Organ Donors
4











4

* Statistics as of February 12th, 2024