*Operative and peri-operative deaths in which the death is not readily explainable on the basis of prior disease.
*Any death, which occurs less than 24 hours after the admittance to any hospital, nursing home or institution or at home, including those under hospice care.
*Deaths known or suspected to be due to contagious disease and constituting a public hazard.
* Deaths occurring in prison or penal institution or while in custody of the police.
* Deaths of persons whose bodies are to be cremated, buried at sea or otherwise disposed of so as to be thereafter unavailable for examination.
*Stillbirths and all infant deaths especially those suspected of SIDS.
* Any death where there is uncertainty as to whether or not it should be reported to the Coroner's Office.