County Offices & Landfill will be CLOSED on Friday, December 22, 2023. State/Court, County Offices, & Landfill will be CLOSED on Monday, December 25, 2023, for Christmas Day. 



Otero County Coroner Robert Fowler


Duties and Responsibilities 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

Vital Records Information     

County Coroner Robert Fowler smiling

First Elected November 1978

323 Santa Fe
La Junta, CO 81050

District Attorney's Office 719-384-8786
La Junta Police Department Dispatch 719-384-2525
Otero County Sheriffs Department 719-384-5941
Cell (24 hours a day) 719-980-5954
Fax 719-384-7330