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Statistics

As of August 27, 2015.

Year 

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

Total Cases 

1313

1313

1303

1335

1298

1308

1488

1553

1577

1637

2288

2407

2545

1568

Total Cremations

601

621

679

663

730

730

875

916

997

1049

1072

1154

1262

820

Overdoses

22

33

35

50

55

50

47

56

57

64

78

86

87

 61

**Heroin Related

12

13

15

21

32

24

18

20

13

19

27

26

36

 22

Traffic Fatalities

42

42

36

40

30

33

57

43

33

26

41

22

25

 23

**Alcohol Involved

18

17

11

13

18

16

28

14

14

11

14

13

8

 7

Homicides

6

5

6

4

5

7

7

7

8

9

5

9

10

 3

Suicides 

43

34

37

49

48

39

35

42

43

51

39

55

60

32

Fire 

1

9

7

1

4

5

5

5

3

2

3

1

3

 6

Undetermined

5

3

3

4

1

2

2

5

5

4

10

3

6

 4

Total Autopsies

91

92

98

108

91

116

129

127

128

118

153

167

153

 127

Total Pending Cases

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

36

**Possible Overdoses

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

23

Comprehensive annual reports can be found by clicking the "Annual Report" link to the left.

The Westmoreland County Coroner's Office partnered with the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) to provide "LIVE" updated drug/alcohol overdose statistics. 

The statistics can be viewed at this link: Westmoreland County Drug/Alcohol "LIVE" Overdose Statistics