Coroner: Hayley Thompson
The Coroner is an Elected Official with the responsibility for determining the Cause and Manner of Death of all persons who pass within the jurisdictional boundaries of Skagit County. The Coroner or his/her Deputies are required to adhere to the Revised Code of Washington (RCW Titles 36.24 & 68.50) for determining if a case is a jurisdictional death that would require a more thorough and in-depth investigation.
Deaths are reported
to the Coroner's Office 24 hours a day 7 days a week and all deaths
are jurisdictional until the Coroner or Deputy determines if further
investigation is needed, this is based on the circumstances surrounding