Ramsey County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Find Ramsey County Minnesota coroners, medical examiners, morgues, city, county, and state examiners. Coroners and medical examiners provide information on death reports, medical autopsies, forensic pathology, and toxicology records.


Aitkin County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700


Cass County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Clay County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Crow Wing County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Hubbard County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Kanabec County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Norman County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Pine County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Ramsey County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Sherburne County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Stearns County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Waseca County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

Washington County Medical Examiner & Coroner 300 University Avenue East St. Paul MN 55130 651-266-1700

About Ramsey County Coroners & Medical Examiners

Ramsey County Coroners and Medical Examiners are responsible for determining a deceased person's cause, time, and manner of death, typically when the death was sudden, unexpected, or no attending physician was present in Ramsey County, MN. Coroners and Medical Examiners also determine the cause of death in cases of suspicious or violent death along with Ramsey County Police and Sheriff's Offices. The determinations made by Ramsey County Coroners and Medical Examiners may be used to aid in criminal investigations, settle estates, resolve insurance claims, or identify threats to public health in Ramsey County.

Interested Parties may contact Coroners & Medical Examiners for questions about:
  • Finding Ramsey County death records
  • Searching for death certificates online
  • Requesting copies of Ramsey County death certificates
  • Forensic pathology and investigations
  • Ramsey County Coroner and Medical Examiner System
Ramsey County Death Records

The Office of the Ramsey County Coroner and Medical Examiner may provide death certificates and other death records for deaths which occurred in Ramsey County, Minnesota. If these records are not sealed or under investigation by local Law Enforcement, they may be made available upon public request.

Forensic Investigations

The Ramsey County Coroner and Medical Examiner Offices investigate deaths that are suspicious, unusual, or unnatural, by suicide, or suspected overdose of drugs or alcohol.

Death Certificates in Ramsey County, MN

Coroners and Medical Examiners are organized at the Ramsey County, regional, and Minnesota State level. Depending on the jurisdiction, the Ramsey County Coroner or Medical Examiner may also be responsible for identifying the body, notifying the next of kin, collecting and returning personal belongings on the body to family, and signing the Ramsey County death certificate.

Ramsey County Coroners

Though the terms are used interchangeably, there is a considerable difference between Coroners and Medical Examiners in Ramsey County. Most notably, Coroners are not usually required to have any medical training. Often, the Ramsey County Coroner is an elected position with no special requirements other than reaching legal age and not having been convicted of any felonies. As a result, some of the Ramsey County Coroner's medical duties, such as performing autopsies, may be delegated to medical professionals within the Coroner's office or outsourced to other entities.

Medical Examiners in Ramsey County

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner may be required to be a medical doctor or pathologist, often with a specialty in forensic pathology. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is usually an appointed position and they are qualified to perform autopsies and other medical aspects of the position, and may also testify in court when called upon by the Ramsey County Court and Law Enforcement.