At a glance

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013

2012 Dorchester Berkeley Charleston

Population served: 142,496 189,781 365,162

Total deaths: 503 775 2287

Staff 6 5 9

Full time staff (includes admin.) 4 5 9

Full time coroners 3 4 6

Part time 0 0 0

Per Diem 2 0 0

Hospice deaths Yes/if necessary By phone unless necessary to view Notified/respondonly if necessary

Autopsy location: Newberry MUSC MUSC

Autopsy cost: $995 $1,100 $1,100

Distance traveled for autopsy (OW): 130 miles 25 miles 25 miles

Time spent: All day if court case. Otherwise by transport company. Drop off Drop off

Deaths –per day average: 1.37 2.12 6.26

per staff /per day average: .27 .53 1.04

Dept. Budget $338,058 $356,895 $1,156,282


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