About Us
About the Coroner:

Dr. Timothy Collins has been the Coroner of Natchitoches Parish since 2014. Since then he is the elected Coroner since 2016 for a term of four years. As a resident of Natchitoches, he maintains strong ties in the comminuty serving as an Emergency Room Physician.

Our Support Staff:

Steven Clanton, RN, EMTP, CFRN, FP-C, D-ABMDI serves as the office manager and Chief Deputy Coroner. He oversees the other staff and the day to day operations. He has experience in Emergency Nursing,  Emergency Services, Firefighting, Rescue Diving, and Law Enforcement. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. 


Marc Stokes, MD, is a deputy coroner with our office. He assists in issuing Coroner Emergency Certificates.  His vast experience in Emergency Medicine is a welcomed addition to the office.

Anil Matta, MD, is a deputy coroner with our office. He assists in issuing Coroner Emergency Certificates, His vast experience in Family Medicine is a welcomed addition to the office.


Misty Lester, FNP, is a deputy coroner and SANE nurse. She assists this office with our Sexual Assault Program as well as respond as needed for Death Investigations and Mental Health calls.


Aaron Klepper, MD joined our staff in 2016. He is an emergency room physician with over 20 years of diverse experiences

Sharon Green, D-ABMDI, is a criminal justice professor with a Masters in Forensic Science. She has served as interim coroner for Natchitoches Parish as well as serves as the Chief Deputy Coroner for Vernon Parish.  She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators. 

Collin Crow, EMT, is a Deputy Coroner with our office an has Emergency Medical Technician, Firefigter, Diving and Law Enforcement Experience. 


Chris Collins. Deputy Coroner, joined our office in 2016. Currenty a Doctor of Medicine graduate, who assists with various functions of our office including death investigations and mental health interdictions.

Alyssa Wright, Asst. Coroner / Transportation

Beverly Sauce, RN, Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner, is an emergency room nurse and has vast experiences in other department.

Ashley Roque is our administrative assistant. She assists in the daily operations of the office including case file management, billing, and handling requests the present to the office.


Steve Stroud, Transportation

Jeremy Ables, Transportation

"Our office strives to maintain the highest level of service and professionalism to the citizens and guests of Natchitoches Parish"
Meet The Coroner
Timothy Collins, MD
Coroner of Natchitoches Parish Since 2014

Emergency Medicine Physician he attended and graduated with honors from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport in 1993, having over 23 years of diverse experiences, especially in Emergency Medicine.
Coroner
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Meet The Team
  1. Steven Clanton
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    Chief Deputy Coroner
    Office Manager, Registered Medicolegal Death Investigator, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, SUIDI Investigator, Associate of Science in Nursing, and Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic.
  2. Marc Stokes, MD
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    Deputy Coroner
    Dr. Marcus Stokes is an Emergency Medicine Specialist in Shreveport, Louisiana. He graduated with honors from Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport in 2004. Having more than 12 years of diverse experiences.
  3. Sharon Green
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    Assistant Coroner
    Registered Medicolegal Death Investigator, Masters in Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Professor, Chief Deputy Coroner of Vernon Coroner's Office
  4. Anil Matta, MD
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    Deputy Coroner
    Dr. Anil S Matta is a Family Practice Specialist in Natchitoches, Louisiana. He graduated with honors in 1999. Having more than 17 years of diverse experiences.
  5. Collin Crow
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    Deputy Coroner
    Emergency Medical Technician, Bachelor's in Criminal Justice
  6. Misty Lester, FNP
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    Deputy Coroner / SANE
    Family Nurse Practitioner, Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner, Manages our SANE program and nurses.
  7. Ashley Roque
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    Administrative Assistant
    Assists in the day to day operations of the office including case file management, billing, assisting the public via telephone and visitors to the office
  8. Aaron Klepper, MD
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    Deputy Coroner
    He attended and graduated with honors from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1996, having over 20 years of diverse experiences.
  9. Beverly Sauce, RN
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    RN / SANE
    Registered Nurse, Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner