County Coroner

Boone County Coroner

The Boone County Coroner is an elected official charged under Kentucky statute with  post mortem investigations and examinations to determine identity, cause of death and manner of death. Coroner Missy Rittinger works with a team of professionals who serve as Deputy Coroners to fulfill the requirements of the office and serve the public.

The Commonwealth of Kentucky deals with many kinds of death that include Skeletal remains,  Homicides, Suicides, Occupational deaths, Deaths occurring in a correctional facility, Deaths within a medical facility less than 24 hours of admission, Fatal motor vehicle deaths and Mass fatalities.

The Boone County Coroner's Office serves the community by providing a timely professional, courteous Medico-legal death investigation while ensuring the highest level of compassion, dignity and respect for the deceased and their families.

Boone County Coroner Missy Rittinger is available to the citizens of Boone County. Please e-mail any questions. It is important to note that the Coroner's Office is no longer located or affiliated with Stith Funeral Homes.


Missy Rittinger
Boone County Coroner


4 th

largest county



42 mi

of riverfront