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Forensic Science
Course
FSC239Y5
Professor
Joel Cahn
Semester
Fall

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thForensics October 26 Coroners SystemthDerived from the English law dates back to the 11 centuryThe most important function has always been to inquire into unexpected deathsThe coroner is responsible for establishing facts of a particular deathoName of deceased oPlace of deathoTime of deathoCause of deathoManner of deathCoroner System also serves a preventative functionoIncrease safety through inquests investigationoPrevention of deaths from similar circumstancesIn OntarioCoroner based system is under direction of chief coronerAll coroners are medical doctors with additional training in death investigationMost coroner systems in the rest of the world have nonmedical coronersInvestigates approx 18000 deaths a year one quarter of provincial totalH
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