Coroner's Office

Coroner's Office

Mission Statement

The mission of the Dearborn County Coroner Department is to serve the citizens and visitors of Dearborn County by conducting thorough Medicolegal Death Investigations with compassion and specialized expertise.


The Dearborn County Coroner Department is an investigative unit responsible for carrying out the statutory duties of the Coroner. Those duties include investigation into the circumstances surrounding all deaths falling within the Coroner's Jurisdiction for the purpose of determining the identity of the deceased, the medical cause of death, the manner of death, and the date and time of death. Medicolegal death investigations are conducted countywide on all homicides, suicides, accidents, suspicious and unexplained deaths. Other duties include notifying the next of kin, safeguarding personal property, collection of evidence, and completion of mandatory records and documents.

The Coroner’s Department is also proactive in the community, participating in programs geared towards preventing drunk driving and drug use; domestic violence, child abuse and elder abuse; and providing educational services for all public service professionals.

Other contributions to the community include cooperative relationships with non-profit organ and tissue procurement agency to enhance the quality of life and save lives.

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Coroner's Office
301 W High St
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
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  • Phone: (812) 537-8738
  • Fax: (812) 532-3222
  • Other: (812) 537-3431
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