The Boone County Coroner's Office exists to provide the people of Boone County with a thorough investigation in the event of a death pursuant to the Illinois State Statute. The Coroner's Office is a law enforcement agency, which, as part of a system of checks and balances, investigates deaths that occur in the county elected. The investigation may include, but is not limited to, autopsy, toxicology tests, metabolic studies, X-rays, entomological studies, and personal, as well as psychiatric history. These procedures are done to determine the manner and cause of death.
Should you need the Coroner, please call the (815) 544-4470. If there is no one available, please call (815) 544-2144 and dispatch will contact the Coroner or a Deputy Coroner to assist you.