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) 384-8786 (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 Coroner:  Michael Perez