The Denver Office of the Medical Examiner/Coroner’s Office, as a guardian of the health, safety, and welfare of the community, constantly strives toward the goal of a safer and healthier community. The Medical Examiner/Coroner is a constitutional office pursuant to the Constitution of Colorado. Colorado Revised Statute, 30-10-606, defines which deaths are reportable to the Medical Examiner/Coroner’s Office.
The following deaths are reportable (by telephone 720-337-7601) to the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner/Coroner immediately after pronouncement of death.
Any fetal or newborn death is reportable if any of the above may have resulted or possibly played a role in the demise/death. Examples of Reportable Fetal/Infant Deaths:
Deaths that do not fall within our jurisdiction do not need to be reported. If death is reportable, please notify our office promptly. An investigator can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 720-337-7601. Please leave a message if no one answers. Your call will be forward to an investigator who will return your call as soon as possible.
Please have the following information when reporting hospital cases:
For nursing home and hospice reportable cases, in addition to the above information, please have the following:
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