Sumter County, Georgia 
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Coroner
Function
Contact
Greg Hancock
Coroner

1834 Hooks Mill Road
Leslie, GA  31764

Ph: (229) 938-0255

Hours
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
The Coroner's Office determines cause and manner when a person dies:
  • As a result of violence
  • By suicide or casualty
  • Suddenly when in apparent good health
  • When unattended by a physician
  • In any suspicious or unusual manner
  • After birth but before seven years of age if the death is unexpected or unexplained

Additional Causes
The Coroner's Office also determines the cause and manner of death if a person dies:
  • As a result of an execution carried out because of the death penalty
  • Is an inmate of a state hospital
  • Is an inmate of a State, County, or City penal institution
  • After being admitted to a hospital in an unconscious state and without regaining consciousness within 24 hours of admission


Sumter County
500 W. Lamar St.
P.O. Box 295
Americus, Georgia 31709
Ph: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm