County Coroner, Chris Smith Deputy Coroner, Willie Glenn Smith
County Coroner Contact Information: PO Box 301 Homerville, GA 31634 912.487.5325
Deputy Coroner Contact Information: PO Box 603 Homerville, GA 31634 912.520.0982
The County Coroner is elected by the voters for four-year terms. Responsible for the examination of deceased persons to determine the cause, method and manner of death in cases involving homicide, suicide, accident, suspicious or unusual manner of death and when unattended by a physician. Also, assists in examining scenes of death to evaluate evidence, conditions and documents, and recording these findings through photographs, written description and drawings in order to determine the cause, method, and manner of death. Also, the Coroner is responsible for communicating with various agencies including police, medical examiner, state crime laboratory, in collection of evidence and transmittal of decases persons to places for proper post mortem examination.