How do we obtain the Coroner's reports (Coroner's Packet)?

Requests for public record information about a decedent (Coroner's Packet) should be made in writing to the Coroner's Office. Send a letter that includes the following:

  1. Decedent's name, date of death and Coroner's file number (if known).
  2. Include the address where the reports are to be mailed.
  3. Include a cashier's check (no personal checks) or money order in the amount of $23 payable to Riverside County Coroner
  4. Send your request to:
    Riverside County Sheriff-Coroner
    800 S Redlands Avenue
    Perris, CA 92570

Reports will be mailed as soon as they are ready. Please call our office at 951-443-2300 with any questions.

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1. Can we come and see him/her?
2. Where is our loved one being taken?
3. Is an autopsy always performed?
4. Why are autopsies performed?
5. Does an autopsy prevent viewing of the body at the funeral home?
6. How long is the body kept at the Coroner's office?
7. What do we do now?
8. What about personal property items?
9. When can we have the funeral?
10. How do we obtain death certificates?
11. Can we contact the Coroner's Bureau?
12. What if the medical cause of death is not found during the autopsy?
13. Are there fees for the Coroner's services?
14. How do we obtain the Coroner's reports (Coroner's Packet)?
15. How do the next of kin of a homeless person get notified if a homeless person dies?
16. What happens when a body can not be identified?
17. How does the Coroner's Office I.D. an unidentified person?