Coroner

The mission of the Winnebago County Coroner’s Office is to provide timely, accurate determinations of cause and manner of death based on fact and evidence, with integrity and compassion for families, community, public health and public safety. The Coroner’s Office exists to provide the people of Winnebago 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, when applicable. The position of Coroner is an elected position responsible for fulfilling the responsibilities established in the State of Illinois Counties Code 55 ILCS 5/3-3.

Jennifer Muraski

Coroner
(815) 319-4978
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403 Elm Street, 2nd floor
Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 219-4970
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Matthew Lane

Chief Deputy Coroner
(815) 319-4992
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