The INQUEST Handbook is a resource for families and friends dealing with the aftermath of a sudden bereavement.
how can this guide help you?
If someone you know has died, or you are helping someone you know deal with a death where an inquest is to be held, this guide will give you information about the inquest procedure and what will happen in the next few months.
What is an inquest?
It is an investigation held in public to establish who the person was, and where, when and how they died. It is a legal procedure presided over by a coroner in the public interest: to find out the medical cause of death.