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coroner in Officials topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoronercor‧o‧ner /ˈkɒrənə $ ˈkɔːrənər, ˈkɑː-/ ●○○ noun [countable]  PGOMXan official whose job is to discover the cause of someone’s death, especially if they died in a sudden or unusual way The coroner recorded a verdict of death by natural causes. the coroner’s court
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coronerCleveland coroner Michael Sheffield adjourned the inquest pending further inquiries.John Toman, ward boss and sheriff, begat Andrew Toman, county coroner.Cleveland deputy coroner Ronald Smith adjourned the inquest.The cause of death was listed by the coroner's office as a drowning.But later Monday the district attorney said he had not discussed the matter with the coroner since his election in December.The coroner granted a request from the family, none of whom were in court, for a cremation certificate.