Please accept our condolences on the loss of your loved one or friend. The material on this web site is intended to provide you with information that may be of value during this difficult time.
The Knox County Coroner attempts to determine the cause of death by the least intrusive means possible under the circumstances surrounding the death. This may be accomplished through the use of medical records, autopsies and laboratory testing. For this reason the cause of death may take 8 to 10 weeks to determine.
The Coroner's office assures that your loved one will be treated with respect and dignity. The nature of the Coroner's inquiry is to search for the truth. Impartial death investigation helps support and protect the public.