Courthouse: 13 West 3rd, La Junta, CO
Annex: 215 Raton, La Junta, CO

Office Hours:  8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

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Home of the Colorado Cities and Towns of:
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County Offices Closed - Thur & Fri., Nov. 23 & 24

County Offices will be closed on Thurs., and Fri., Nov. 23 and 24
for the Thanksgiving holiday.

(Courts, Probation, and Diver's License office will be open on FRIDAY.)

Duties and Responsibilties of the Coroner:

  • Pronouncement of death and start investigation
  • Determine cause and manner of death
  • Certified Death Investigator
  • Work with Law Enforcement Agencies - local, state, and national
  • Follow State and Federal statutes and guidelines for death investigation and reporting
  • On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Quick Links:

Request a Death Certificate



Robert Fowler

First Elected: November, 1978
Current Term Expires: January, 2019

Otero County Coroner Robert Fowler

323 Santa Fe
La Junta CO 81050

Phone: (719) 384-8766 (District Attorney's Office)
  Pager through La Junta Police Department Dispatch:
      (719) 384-2525
  Also can contact through Otero County Sheriff's Deparment:
      (719) 384-5941
Fax: (719) 384-7330

Cell: (719) 980-5954 (24 hours a day)


Deputy Coroners:  Michael Perez, Duane Eaton, Curtis Peacock
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