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Birmingham and Solihull Coroner Service

The Birmingham and Solihull Coroner Service offices are open from Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm, except on Bank Holidays.

The coroners in Birmingham and Solihull are:

  • Mrs Louise Hunt, Senior Coroner
  • Miss Emma Brown, Area Coroner
  • James Bennett, Assistant Coroner
  • Ian Dreelan, Assistant Coroner
  • Margaret Jones, Assistant Coroner
  • Ana Samuel, Assistant Coroner
  • Richard Grimshaw, Assistant Coroner
  • Emma Whitting, Assistant Coroner

Average days for release of deceased

  July to Sep 2016 Oct to Dec 2016 Jan to Mar 2017 Apr to Jun 2017 July to Sep 2017 Oct to Dec 2017
No post-mortem needed 2 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.5
Post-mortem undertaken 3.5 3 4.1 3.2 3.4 3.1

You can read more information about Coroner Services and Coroner Investigations on the Gov.uk website.

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