McHenry County Coroner

Building A - Lower Level
Located behind the Courthouse (east)
2200 N. Seminary Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098
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Office Hours: Sunday - Saturday    8:00 am until 4:30 pm

General Email: [email protected] 
Direct Email: [email protected]
Phone: 8:00am - 4:30pm  (815) 338-9392
After 4:30pm  (815) 338-2144
Fax: (815) 334-1496  

You can email the Coroner or a specific Deputy Coroner by going to the Our Staff tab found on the left, then clicking on the individual email address found directly below their name.


McHenry County John Doe Case:

The McHenry County Coroner’s Office is seeking assistance from the public to identify an unidentified person found deceased in the Rush Creek Conservation Area in May of 2019.  The image depicted here is a computer generated image of what the person might have looked like prior to his death.  If anyone has any information regarding this matter please contact the McHenry County Coroner’s Office.  Additional details provided in the link below.

John Doe Flyer

John Doe Digital Reconstruction

Image is not an actual photograph. The image is a digital facial reconstruction of what the person may have looked like prior to his death


Mission Statement:

The McHenry County Coroner's office exists to provide the people of McHenry County with a thorough investigation in the event of a death, and to insure that the facts surrounding the death are as complete as possible so to arrive at the cause and manner of death. This investigation may include, but is not limited to: on-scene investigation, personal and medical history, psychiatric history, photographing, autopsy, toxicology testing, metabolic studies, X-rays, bacteriology, entomological studies, and notification of next of kin.



  • McHenry County General Fund
  • Coroner's Fund


Department created by:

Illinois Compiled Statutes 55 ILCS 5/Div. 3-3 Coroner



Public Safety

Illinois Dept. of Public Health