Coroners & Medical Examiners in Hartford County, Connecticut

Find Hartford County, Connecticut coroners, medical examiners, morgues, city, county, and state examiners. Coroners and medical examiners provide information on death reports, medical autopsies, forensic pathology, and toxicology records.

There are 8 Coroners & Medical Examiners in Hartford County, Connecticut, serving a population of 897,417 people in an area of 735 square miles. There is 1 Coroner & Medical Examiner per 112,177 people, and 1 Coroner & Medical Examiner per 91 square miles.

In Connecticut, Hartford County is ranked 1st of 8 counties in Coroners & Medical Examiners per capita, and 1st in Coroners & Medical Examiners per square mile.


Fairfield County Medical Examiner & Coroner 11 Shuttle Rd Farmington, CT

Hartford County Medical Examiner & Coroner 11 Shuttle Rd Farmington, CT

Litchfield County Medical Examiner & Coroner 11 Shuttle Rd Farmington, CT

Middlesex County Medical Examiner & Coroner 11 Shuttle Rd Farmington, CT

New Haven County Medical Examiner & Coroner 11 Shuttle Rd Farmington, CT

New London County Medical Examiner & Coroner 11 Shuttle Rd Farmington, CT

Tolland County Medical Examiner & Coroner 11 Shuttle Rd Farmington, CT

Windham County Medical Examiner & Coroner 11 Shuttle Rd Farmington, CT

About Hartford County Coroners & Medical Examiners

Hartford County Coroners and Medical Examiners are responsible for determining a deceased person's cause, time, and manner of death, typically when the death was sudden, unexpected, or no attending physician was present in Hartford County, CT. Coroners and Medical Examiners also determine the cause of death in cases of suspicious or violent death along with Hartford County Police and Sheriff's Offices. The determinations made by Hartford County Coroners and Medical Examiners may be used to aid in criminal investigations, settle estates, resolve insurance claims, or identify threats to public health in Hartford County.

Interested Parties may contact Coroners & Medical Examiners for questions about:
  • Finding Hartford County death records
  • Searching for death certificates online
  • Requesting copies of Hartford County death certificates
  • Forensic pathology and investigations
  • Hartford County Coroner and Medical Examiner System
Hartford County Death Records

The Office of the Hartford County Coroner and Medical Examiner may provide death certificates and other death records for deaths which occurred in Hartford County, Connecticut. If these records are not sealed or under investigation by local Law Enforcement, they may be made available upon public request.

Forensic Investigations

The Hartford County Coroner and Medical Examiner Offices investigate deaths that are suspicious, unusual, or unnatural, by suicide, or suspected overdose of drugs or alcohol.

Death Certificates in Hartford County, CT

Coroners and Medical Examiners are organized at the Hartford County, regional, and Connecticut State level. Depending on the jurisdiction, the Hartford County Coroner or Medical Examiner may also be responsible for identifying the body, notifying the next of kin, collecting and returning personal belongings on the body to family, and signing the Hartford County death certificate.

Hartford County Coroners

Though the terms are used interchangeably, there is a considerable difference between Coroners and Medical Examiners in Hartford County. Most notably, Coroners are not usually required to have any medical training. Often, the Hartford County Coroner is an elected position with no special requirements other than reaching legal age and not having been convicted of any felonies. As a result, some of the Hartford County Coroner's medical duties, such as performing autopsies, may be delegated to medical professionals within the Coroner's office or outsourced to other entities.

Medical Examiners in Hartford County

The Hartford County Medical Examiner may be required to be a medical doctor or pathologist, often with a specialty in forensic pathology. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is usually an appointed position and they are qualified to perform autopsies and other medical aspects of the position, and may also testify in court when called upon by the Hartford County Court and Law Enforcement.