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201 S Morton Ave
Evansville, IN 47713
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County Coroner

The Vanderburgh County Coroner's main duty is to investigate deaths. 

Coroner: Steven W. Lockyear

Chief Deputy Coroner: David M. Anson

Office Manager / Deputy Coroner: Vicki Middleton

Deputy Coroner: Debbie Smith

  • + 11 Part-time Deputy Coroners

The following is a list of deaths the Coroner is required to investigate.

  • Known or suspected suicide deaths
  • Known or suspected homicide deaths
  • Known or suspected motor vehicle accidental deaths
  • Known or suspected accidental deaths
  • Deaths of unidentified person
  • Unknown cause of death of infants and children (In the State of Indiana, all deaths of children under the age of 3 must be autopsied if the Coroner is investigating)
  • All unexpected deaths
  • Natural deaths where no attending physician is present at the time of death
  • All work related deaths
  • Death involving criminal action