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Allegheny County Coroner Case Files @ Pitt Archives: Press Report

Learn about Coroner Case Files and how to order copies of the documents


The Press Report is a summary of the Coroner's inquest findings.

Included is information pertaining to the inquisition, such as the date of the inquest, the date the jury was sworn, the name of the coroner that administered the post mortem examination, and a list of called witnesses.

Personal information about the deceased, including their name, age, address, nationality, and occupation, are present. 

In addition, the Press Report provides the date and location of the accident and death and the cause of death as determined by the coroner.

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