800 Public Square
Jonesboro, Illinois 62952
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Union County Coroner reviews all deaths occurring in Union County. The Coroner investigates and determines the cause and manner of death for every person in the County whose death is suspected of not being from natural causes and also conducts autopsies and toxicology testing when needed. The Coroner is responsible for the recovery and identification of human remains and issues investigative reports, cremation permits and coroner death certificates.