Reports and Statistics

Medical Examiner

Reports & Statistics

Death Investigation Types

Below are some basic statistics for the types of deaths investigated by the FCME since 1988. If you want more comprehensive information:

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Fax: 404-613-2463
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Year

Homicides

Suicides

Traffic Fatalities

Other Accidents

1988

243

76

147

182

1989

275

98

149

193

1990

252

85

130

159

1991

237

87

104

161

1992

219

105

109

156

1993

244

86

128

171

1994

233

86

151

170

1995

211

78

124

171

1996

235

99

139

190

1997

185

81

122

170

1998

188

73

157

222

1999

183

100

127

207

2000

172

76

143

192

2001

171

87

125

265

2002

203

83

125

221

2003

181

79

113

276

2004

159

90

137

240

2005

145

78

130

262

2006

149

77

132

245

2007

182

86

121

275

2008

156

84

119

255

2009

129

86

111

233

2010

146

101

80

266

2011

126

98

76

239

2012

135

102

89

234

2013

141

119

102

268

2014

154

106

101

332

2015

157

115

105

337

* Indicates on-site scene investigation

**Indicates cases in which body was examined by an investigator and/or medical examiner