Coroner Office Information

The following information is provided to assist you in making necessary arrangements for the deceased. The exact order of events may vary in some instances.

  1. If the deceased has been taken to the Coroner’s Office for examination, it was to determine the cause of death of your loved one.
  2. Call the funeral home of your choice to inform them of the death and your desire to use their services. The Funeral Director will contact the Coroner’s Office.
  3. If you have a question, contact the Ft. Bend County Coroner’s Office. The phone number is 832-471-4000. DO NOT go to the Coroner’s Office.
  4. The Coroner will typically take 24-48 hours before releasing the body.
  5. The Coroner’s Office will call your funeral home to transport the body when he has completed the examination.
  6. Your Funeral Director will make an appointment with you to visit their office to make funeral arrangements.

If we can be of further service to you, please call the Sugar Land Police Department at (281) 275-2500