The Coroner is elected by voters to investigate deaths and issue death certificates. Dr. Michael J. Dobersen, M.D., PhD, is
a physician trained and board certified in Forensic Pathology, which is the branch of medicine concerned with the investigation
of sudden and unexpected violent or suspicious deaths.
It is recognized that each case that is reported to our office represents the death of a person whose absence is grieved by
relatives and friends. To those individuals of Arapahoe County who have suffered the loss of a relative or friend, this web
site is dedicated.
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News Release: Coroner identifies victims in Aurora theater shooting. The Arapahoe County Coroner's Offices wishes to convey its sincerest condolences to the families and friends of the victims.