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Coronavirus Coroner's

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During the Coronavirus outbreak we will be concentrating on providing essential services.

This office remains open with the majority of staff working off-site to minimise the possibility of infection.

A limited number of public hearings may still proceed.  If you are a family member, interested person, witness, juror, media representative or a member of the public then please check the inquest listings page as arrangements may change at short notice.

Please bear with us in the circumstances.  Thank you

Last Updated:  Monday 23rd March 2020

The Coroner's Office

Inquests held week commencing 29 June 2020

Senior Coroner: Karen Dilks


Lord Mayor's Suite
Civic Centre
Barras Bridge
Newcastle upon Tyne


Telephone: 0191 277 7280
Fax: 0191 277 1774

Please note as from 28 January 2019 the Coroner's Officers are taking phone calls between 0800-1230 and 1330-1530 (there are no changes to out of hours calls)

For more information on when a death may be referred to the Coroner go to

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