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San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office releases coroner’s report

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Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013 12:00 am

The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office released its annual 2012 coroner’s report, which provides a statistical breakdown of the causes of all county deaths last year.

  • 4,791 deaths were recorded in San Joaquin County in 2012, a 3 percent increase over 2011 and the highest in the past five years.
  • 37 percent of deaths were accidental.
  • Suicides accounted for 11 percent of deaths, the highest amount in the previous five years. Victims used firearms in 37 percent of suicides.
  • 14 percent of deaths were homicides, and firearms were used in 83 percent of homicides.
  • 64 people died as a result of motor vehicle accidents, a 23 percent decrease from 2011.

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