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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Information for Families

The men and women of the DuPage County Coroner's Office know that we fill a vital role in Law Enforcement and Public Health by ensuring an honest and thorough investigation of an individual's death. However, another of our most important duties is to the families who have lost a loved one - often suddenly and unexpectedly or without warning.

Whatever the circumstances, we vow to try and work with families by being timely, responsive and available to answer questions and help them through the process as it pertains to our Office. Our Investigators and Clerical staff seek to excel in this function, and our staff Forensic Pathologists can help family members try to understand how the death occurred.

The following pages (also listed in links in the menu to the left) provide a general outline, basic information, and valuable links from everything to obtaining copies of reports, fees, and information regarding bereavement resources.