A pending death certificate will be signed as soon as possible after an autopsy or exam is complete. A final Death Certificate will be issued once all required tests are completed.
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The deceased will be transported to the Park County Coroner facility in Fairplay, CO.
The Park County Clerk and Recorder will sell you Certified copies of the Death Certificate. The current cost is $20 for the first and $13 for each additional Copy. Your Funeral Home may assist with this.
The approval of the Coroner's Office is required for tissue / organ donation. The wishes of the deceased for organ / tissue donation will be evaluated on an individual case basis. If donation is approved, the Park County Coroner’s Office will be glad to assist in the coordination of the donation procedures. In rare cases donation of organs / tissue needed for a complete investigation will not be approved.
Select a funeral home or whole body donation service as soon as possible. Ask them to call the Park County Coroner's Office. If the deceased is to be removed out of state, ask the mortuary from that state to coordinate with a local mortuary for the necessary services.
Fill out the Autopsy Report Request form and you will receive them via email. If you have further questions call 719-836-4340.