Office of Coroner
Location: 129 Screven St., Room. 303
Phone: (843) 545-3056
Fax: (843) 545-3266
Hours: The Coroner is always on call. The Coroner’s secretary is in Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (except for legal holidays).
Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 421270, Georgetown, SC 29442-4200
Point of Contact: Paulette Radcliffe, Administrative Assistant
Kenneth M. Johnson, D-ABMDI, Certified Forensic Consultant, County Coroner.
The Coroner’s office is responsible for investigating deaths that occur in the emergency rooms of the local hospitals and patients that die in the hospital within 24 hours of hospital admission.
The Coroner also is responsible for death investigations involving homicides, suicides, accidents and all sudden and unexplained deaths wherever they occur in this county and all its municipalities.
The Coroner is active in assisting local law enforcement in reducing traffic related deaths.