Coroner Investigator Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

To obtain a Coroner Investigator position with company seeking dedicated and hard working employee.

Work Experience:

Coroner Investigator, August 2005 – Present

Alameda County, Seattle, WA

  • Conferred with police officers regarding conditions noted at scene of death.
  • Removed dead bodies from the scenes of death.
  • Notified next of kin, Health Department and other interested parties as necessary.
  • Released bodies to funeral directors properly authorized by heirs and administrators.
  • Developed records for burial of the indigent and unclaimed dead and assisted at such dispositions.
  • Assisted pathologist in autopsies, made incisions and sutures and maintained neatness and sanitation of the morgue.

Coroner Investigator, May 2000 – July 2005

Clark County, Seattle, WA

  • Responded to the scene of death, secured and assisted in securing the scene of death and protecting evidence.
  • Interviewed individuals at the scene to gather relevant information.
  • Reported any unusual and suspicious circumstances to the appropriate law enforcement agency.
  • Documented, impounded, examined and identified all medications and drugs prior to proper disposition within a controlled manner.
  • Provided support and explanations of procedures and findings to family members and others.
  • Collected, documented and maintained the chain of evidence and maintained accurate records and files.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Huge experience in medico legal death investigations
  • In-depth knowledge of standard techniques for gathering and preserving physical evidence
  • Extensive knowledge of basic medical terminology and human anatomy
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in studying evidence and drawing conclusions
  • Ability to obtain and summarize pertinent information from police and medical reports
  • Ability to compile clear and comprehensive Coroner’s reports using correct English, grammar and spelling
  • Ability to maintain effective relations with law enforcement agencies


High School Diploma, Cedarville High School, Cedarville, AR