Steve Nonn, Madison County Coroner

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Steve Nonn

Stephen P. Nonn
Madison County Coroner, D-ABMDI

Welcome to the Madison County Coroner’s Office website. I hope you find the information here informative about the functions of this office. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions please feel free to call me at 1 618 692-7478 or email at

I was elected Madison County Coroner in November 2000 and was re-elected in 2004 and again in 2008. Prior to that I served with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department for 26 years, and attained the rank of Lieutenant in the Detective Division. I also served as a member of the St. Louis Major Case squad from 1980 through 2000 and attained the rank of Deputy Commander.

Education and Training

  • Granite City Senior High School
  • Belleville Area College, Associates Degree in Law Enforcement (Deans List)
  • McKendree College, Bachelors Degree High Honors in Administration of Justice
  • University of Illinois Police Training Institute (Academic Award Winner)
  • FBI/ St. Louis Metropolitan Major Case Squad Death Investigation Training
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine Basic Death Investigation
  • St. Louis University School of Medicine Masters Death Investigation
  • Madison County Courthouse Security 1972-1974
  • Madison County Sheriff’s Department Patrol Division 1974-1979
  • Madison County Sheriff’s Department Detective Division 1979-2000
  • St. Louis Metropolitan Major Case Squad 1980-2000
  • Madison County Coroner 2000-present


  • Illinois Coroners & Medical Examiners Association – President
  • Diplomate – American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators
  • Founding Member – Society of Medicolegal Death Investigators
  • International Association of Coroners & Medical Examiners Association
  • International Homicide Investigators Association
  • Illinois Homicide Investigators Association
  • Madison County Police Association
  • American Academy of Forensic Sciences
  • Board Member Madison County 911
  • Board Member Illinois Terrorism Task Force
  • Advisory Board Member Illinois State Police Forensic Science Laboratory

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157 North Main Street,
Edwardsville, IL. 62025
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