The coroner is an elected position. The Coroner's Office investigates deaths within the City and County of Butte-Silver Bow, which occur from other than natural causes. The activities of this office include:
  • Investigation of deaths involving foul play
  • Conducting investigations with appropriate law enforcement agencies
  • Arranging forensic autopsies as applicable
  • Conducting inquests upon the instructions of the county attorney or attorney general
  • Impaneling juries and summoning witnesses at inquests