The Lucas County Coroners' office will be closing on Friday, March 3 at 12:00 PM (Noon) in observance of the loss of an office family member. We will reopen the following Monday for regular business hours. If you need service during that time please follow the after-hours protocols with investigators.
The Lucas County Coroner’s office serves the Lucas county residents with Autopsy and other services for the medical examination of the deceased.
If you have any questions as to whether a death is reportable, don't hesitate to call. There is no statute of limitations on Coroner's cases. If the participating event is reportable, it does not matter if years have elapsed between the event and death.
We are now NAME (National Association of Medical Examiners) accredited. Visit our accreditation page.
What should I do now
The deceased has been taken to the morgue. Or if you have been contacted that your family member has passed on. What should I do now?
Press releases for the Coroner's office. When a press release is generated, we will send out the release to news agencies with a Fax. We will simultaneously publish the press release to the press release page.
This information has been compiled for the purpose of acquainting individuals and organizations with the procedures to be followed when they come in contact with the types of deaths described. What is a reportable death?