The Coroner is elected by the voters for four-year terms. The Coroner, with assistance from the Georgia Bureau of Investigations and other state and local agencies, investigates the cause and manner of death where a person dies in four situations: 

  1. as a result of violence, suicide, or accident,
  2. suddenly when in apparent good health,
  3. when unattended by a physician, or 
  4. in any suspicious manner

Department Stats

  • Part-Time Employees: 3
  • FY 2021 Budget: 100,946