Leake County Coroner

Earl Adams

Office Hours

  • Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    (Except on legal holidays)


  • 2678 Highway 16 East
  • Carthage MS 39051

The County Coroner is responsible for investigating deaths to determine cause and manner. Findings are then reported to the State Health Department, and the State Medical Examiner in Jackson, MS.

The coroner is the chief county medical examiner and/or county medical examiner investigator.  This office is responsible for issuing declarations of death and performing or reporting results of autopsies in cases requiring such action.

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