Department of Justice

Coroner's Office

Coroner’s Office

The sudden and unexpected death of someone close to you can raise many questions. The information provided here is intended to be helpful, but since every death is unique, please contact the Office of Yukon Chief Coroner for additional information.

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It is the responsibility of Yukon Coroner’s Service to confirm the identity of the deceased and investigate the circumstances of the death. A coroner will establish when, where, how and by what means the death happened and determine if anything can be done to prevent similar deaths in the future.