How to Report a Death

When a person dies under any of the circumstances mentioned in Types of Death to be Reported, the death shall be reported to the Office of the Coroner.

In order to report a death, you should call the Office of the Coroner at 937-225-4156, day or night, and state "I wish to report a death".

It is requested that the following information be given if known:

  • Name and address of the decedent
  • Age and date of birth
  • Social security number
  • Marital status
  • Next of kin, name address, phone number
  • Place and circumstances of occurrence
  • Date and time of occurrence
  • Date and time of death
  • Name of person pronouncing death
  • Any other information which may be helpful