Death Unexplained (Coroner Documentary) | Real Stories
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Rich, poor, young, old - whatever the walk of life, death doesn’t discriminate. And if it is sudden, suspicious, unexplained or unnatural, the Coroner’s Court will investigate it.
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  • Angie H
    Angie H

    Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary situation, this is what makes it so very sad. 😔

  • Melanie G
    Melanie G

    The coroner is such a elegant and well-spoken lady. She is obviously well respected and has such respect for the deceased and their families. Bless her. Also the man who led the funeral for Fred is such a kind person as well.

  • Emily Greene
    Emily Greene

    I don't agree with the need for autopsies unless it was involving murder. Otherwise, leave the people to be and treat them with respect when dead and that includes respecting any pre-death instructions to refuse both autopsy and cremation. Some people will mock or dismiss this, but that's their choice to react and believe what they choose to believe.

  • Elizabeth Nunez
    Elizabeth Nunez

    I could be next to die and i want to be examined as a corspe😰😰😰😰😭😭😭😥😢😢😢😢😢!

  • Cassandra Stierheim
    Cassandra Stierheim

    I’m truly amazed that these types of shows are aired in Europe.. I think they need to be shown in the United States..I don’t understand how any person who claims they are a human being can kill another human being. It’s un reprehensible to me..but someone looking and finding cyanide for sale on the internet and finding it is more disturbing

  • Persona non grata
    Persona non grata


  • Nikki Kidd
    Nikki Kidd

    Awe these people are so Sweet! I hope that if I end up dying in a situation anything like these that my body is respected in the same way

  • Kim Mccabe
    Kim Mccabe

    Beautiful daughter and Mother go to neighbors funeral, Fred. They didn't know him well but felt for their fellow man. Daughter super cool n kind. What you give, you get!

  • Mark James
    Mark James

    Potassium cyanide crystals will not fume off in lethal levels.

  • Courtney Veatch
    Courtney Veatch

    'Fred' 1945-2011 Person in coroner's office: "He was 69 years old." Um. Say what now?

  • Jay Burton
    Jay Burton

    R. I. P

  • Amanda Snyder
    Amanda Snyder

    We found my dad the same way. I found blood in the bathroom and in his underwear. Then they told me chronic alcohol addiction was listed as cause of death.

  • Felipe Yassuda
    Felipe Yassuda

    I wanted to see dead body not sad history

  • Debra Trawick
    Debra Trawick

    Petra, a beautiful young woman, so sad

  • Patricia Dollin
    Patricia Dollin

    try useing salt water to take out the smell, it really works for garlic and onions.pure salt

    • Banana

      As the young black lady says it is the worst smell that she had ever smelt in her life.

    • Banana

      Decomposing bodies give off a vile smelling compound called cadaverine, humans are designed to find this smell repulsive, this keeps us safe by keeping us away from dead bodies from which we may contract any transmissible disease that caused the death. It is a very, very pervasive smell. Many people dealing with this smell pop Vicks vapour rub under their nose and/or suck Fisherman's Friends to disguise the smell.

  • Patricia Dollin
    Patricia Dollin

    i guess it would be interesting to figure out how someone has died.

  • WarframeGuide

    I wonder how Jessica got ahold of potassium cyanide.

    • Banana


  • WarframeGuide

    It's so sad that a lot of people can't cope and feel taking their own life is the only way out. :(

  • helookalikaman79

    Way more formal than the investigation/autopsy we have here in the USA, but it is way more care and compassion to the deceased and their families. Here depending on the area, they cremate the body, hold the ashes around 10 years, and if no one claims the remains they have a single space grave opened and then they just throw the ashes in the open ground, no box, no vault, nada... they close the grave and put only the year they died on a small marker. Way (IMO) to cold and just dumped... The USA could, and should adopt the more caring and compassion these great people have done, even to those that do not have a next of kin or friends.

  • Aaron c
    Aaron c

    1945-2011 = 66, he said 69

  • k w
    k w

    She looks dead

  • Lily Tan
    Lily Tan

    Fred was sure happy seeing his neighbors on his funeral.

  • Cassandra Simpson
    Cassandra Simpson

    If u r suffering from mental illness of any kind please please know that the stigma is bullocks and has nothing to do with u at all tell someone even just go to the doctor near u and make an appointment and tell the doctor it's about illness and and finding the right med just try even though everyone u deal with is a fool find the words to lite a serious fire under their buts let them know that your illness is killing u,u know not them.

  • fotofemale1

    Fred's young neighbor is so sweet about feeling bad about "living life" while he was down there (deceased). She has so much emotional awareness for someone so young.

  • thorny rose
    thorny rose

    Now they call the queen and ask her: what should we put on the report?

  • Courtney Otter
    Courtney Otter

    What a beautifull neighboour fred had

  • Ronda Doolin
    Ronda Doolin

    Y would u call a coroner mum? R they saying ma'am?

    • Proud Magpie
      Proud Magpie


  • Ad Am
    Ad Am

    It’s so weird how they just put dead bodies in a human freezer I could never be a coroner working on dead people or having a dead person in the back of your coroner van those people are brave to be opening up dead people and everyday they have to be with dead people imagine doing a ouji board challenge in a coroner lab.

  • Cece K.
    Cece K.

    The neighbor who came to the funeral for Fred was really sweet ❤️

  • Grace Furtwengler
    Grace Furtwengler

    It said Fred was born 1945 died 2011. That's 66 not 69.

  • Mbeepy

    The coroner seems a very nice lady

  • Neena Norto
    Neena Norto

    Such sweet people to have good thoughts for the poor lonely man

  • Kat ali
    Kat ali

    Murders are great fun are they? Shame on the coroner for being so inconsiderate!

  • Kelly Kristine Griffin
    Kelly Kristine Griffin

    She was an empath. And she suffered for it.

  • Cj W
    Cj W

    My mother passed away unexpectedly. Her live in boyfriend, her sisters and brother refused to have an autopsy. I wanted one. But because I was adopted out I was refused. ( even though she was a part of my ENTIRE LIFE andcwas the last one to have custody of me). There was NO REASON for her to die. Was NOT SICK. Absolutely no reason. I'll never know why.

  • Patricia Smith
    Patricia Smith

    poor fred

  • Alice In Wonderland
    Alice In Wonderland

    So respectful I hope its like that where Im from

  • Mimi M
    Mimi M

    The mother and daughter who came to Fred's funeral are wonderful. Thank goodness for good people like them.

  • The Phantom Safety Pin
    The Phantom Safety Pin

    "We found a dead mouse in a mummified body. That was unusual." 1) Very typically dry, British response. 2) It's like the world's worst LOL Surprise Doll.

    • Joanna Aniela
      Joanna Aniela


  • Dec. gyrrl
    Dec. gyrrl

    Thank u for giving Fred a nice send off. It's so sad that he was dead in the home for 2months, no family. But a small grp of decent ppl got together 2 bury this man with dignity. My heart goes out to Jessica's family and friends. I too suffer from depression & mood disorder. Depression is a complicated disease. The ups, the downs, the plateaus & the dark moods. I hope that Jessica has found the peace she so richly deserved in this life. God bless them.📿

  • alvin jones
    alvin jones


  • Katie Kane
    Katie Kane

    How different from the U.S. Can we go back to British rule, please!

  • Ivory Melmoth
    Ivory Melmoth

    Shout out to them using the score from The Ring lol wth

  • Bella Bijou
    Bella Bijou

    I think Fred would consider it a miracle if he knew how many people on this site are remembering and blessing him.

  • Bella Bijou
    Bella Bijou

    Please take your gloves off when writing notes. Ugh.

  • Paul Cowell
    Paul Cowell

    What a fascinating show....god bless the two ladies who lived above Fred....what wonderful ladies...

  • Mollie & Vona’s Menagerie
    Mollie & Vona’s Menagerie

    That’s so nice Fred’s neighbor came to his funeral. How touching.

  • Hannah Riley
    Hannah Riley

    I have that - you get right excited about finding a dead good sounding programme until you scroll down through the comments and see you have previously given someone's comment a thumbs up!

  • Hannah Riley
    Hannah Riley

    I always used to believe that we went somewhere somehow after death but I technically died about 4 weeks ago and there was nothing but blackness! Actually it's really freaked me out ever since 🤔

  • Antonio Margallo
    Antonio Margallo

    There is no excuse for suicide, it's pure evil ... a loving father saying "thank God she died", because then they didn't had to kill her themselves. Pure evil I say.

    • Katie Kane
      Katie Kane

      Every organism, from paramecium to whale, has survival as it's first biological imperative. When your brain tells you otherwise, it's a sign that there's a serious breakdown in the brain. I've been there & come past it. Evil isn't part of the equation.

  • daro2096

    I will probably die like Fred having no close family. Well unless I pass before my dad which I hope not. Though I hope that I won't die the same way or not be found for a couple of months afterwards though it has been known to happen. I once watched a doc where a woman had died in her flat and had not been discovered for three years.

    • Katie Kane
      Katie Kane

      @daro2096 I do understand. I have a very small social network. Friendships are a lot of work for me emotionally. Without my daughter & grandson, I would have no one. Peace to you my friend.

    • daro2096

      @Katie Kane If only it were that simple. I am a natural loner. I feel uncomfortable in crowds. I have made friends in the past but I tend to get bored and drift away. It is nothing personal it just happens. I actually prefer being alone that way if anything goes wrong I can only blame myself not others.

    • Katie Kane
      Katie Kane

      Make friends?

  • daro2096

    Is it just me that is disappointed that they were all suicides/natural causes?

  • Life With Christine
    Life With Christine

    What a beautiful, kind and gentle young lady, attending Fred's funeral and caring about him, I hope this lady is having a nice life.

  • Nobody

    Dang they just cut her off mid sentence

  • Andy Allwood
    Andy Allwood

    The coroner, Alison, sounds exactly like the actress Olivia Colman.

  • TheKnitch

    If only. If only we could hold funerals while the person is still alive. Maybe hearing how they'd touched lives would give them pause, if they're considering suicide. I am the bereaved mother of a suicide.

    • Katie Kane
      Katie Kane

      So sorry sister. It's an indicator of serious dysfunction that our society won't address; every organism has survival as it's #1 biological imperative. When one's brain is saying otherwise, it's clearly out of whack. I hope peace can find your heart.

  • Melissa Spier
    Melissa Spier

    Don't you just love the sexy split in her skirt.. it's BRILLIANT!

    • Jude

      Melissa Spier you’re so disgusting,shut your dirty mouth and have some respect. you look like a drugged up prostitute.

  • Rob Z
    Rob Z


  • the players
    the players

    Jessica's pain must have been incredible. It's not easy to take one own's life leaving a pet behind.

  • Annie Steele
    Annie Steele

    Let’s see the gruesome details, would love to see a full autopsy being done.

    • Brenda Mccullough
      Brenda Mccullough

      @Kathy Custer I also got to witness a couple of autopsies as a Paramedic and in the OR I watched an organ harvest from a young man who was brain dead from a hit and run.It was the most beautiful thing I ever saw.

    • Kathy Custer
      Kathy Custer

      I got to stand in on one. It was fascinating. I know, I sound morbid, but was extremely interesting. I was a nurse at the time. The lady died from a disected abdominal aneurysm. I knew what is was when they opened her abdomen.

    • lassisvulgaris

      At least, some years ago, there was a program here on youtube, where an autopsy was performed. You might finf it, if you really look for it.....

  • Diane Greene
    Diane Greene

    Wonder what book they have for us atheists. "To live and die in L.A.?"

  • suzieQ casey
    suzieQ casey

    Wish he wore a mask with the badly decomposed man inhaling that horrible smell...yuck

  • Sasha12

    So wonderful that they have a service for poor this country you’re put in a box after cremation and then if nobody claims you they buty you in a mass grave

    • Katie Kane
      Katie Kane

      Time to return to British rule or at least their sensibilities.

  • Donnie Diggs-Ream
    Donnie Diggs-Ream

    Fred's neighbor seems a really nice girl and it was so nice she came with her mother to send him off.

  • ***Moda Estilo Tzara AZTRA***
    ***Moda Estilo Tzara AZTRA***

    Idk why after my mom passed away I had an urge to be a volunteer in a morgue.

  • Timothy Smith
    Timothy Smith

    Very sweet of his upstairs neighbors to show their respects.... and keep him from dying completely alone.

    • Cassandra Simpson
      Cassandra Simpson

      Hey he died alone all right how could those idiot neighbors let it go poor man

  • Angelbabe

    So good to see Fred was given the dignity of a nice funeral, with a nice casket, and the respect of having a minister, instead of being put in a cheap casket, and shoved quickly in the ground somewhere.

  • Renee S
    Renee S

    Sure wish unexpected hospital deaths had required atopsy. What they have to hide?

  • gladitsnotme

    I feel bad for the cameraman. Imagine getting a nice job with the BBC or whatever and then SURPRISE, it's filming decomposed bodies.

  • M.J. Leger
    M.J. Leger

    Pretty fancy car! She must be getting paid very well! However, we wish to acknowledge that the people who work in and around the morgue offices or wherever postmortems (autopsies) occur, are a special group of people, generally kind and understanding and they will do all they can to help the families get through the ordeal. We thank them for that.