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The District Attorney, in conjunction with the Medical Examiner, is charged with the investigation of deaths that occur as a result of homicide, accident, deaths that are unattended or deaths that are suspicious in nature. 

Our Chief Deputy Medical Examiner is Ms. Kris Karcher.  Kris has worked in this capacity for Coos County since 1998.  Ms. Karcher is a Forensic Nurse who has been internationally recognized for her work as a Forensic Nurse. 

Julie in our office is the support staff person assigned to Medical Examiner matters.

To reach Kris or Julie, please call 541-396-7554.

Contact Us

Coos County District Attorney's Office
250 N. Baxter
Coquille, Oregon 97423

Phone: 541-396-7550
    Fax: 541-396-1015

Office Hours:
8:00am to Noon
1:00pm to 5:00pm