Father Killed in Kettering Shooting Identified by Coroner as Leo August

Kettering, Ohio – The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office has officially identified the victim of a fatal shooting incident that occurred in Kettering on Friday as 67-year-old Leo August. Initial reports from the Kettering Police had inaccurately stated his age as 62. The incident unfolded on the 2700 block of Haig Avenue, leading to the arrest … Read more

Coroner of Cape Girardeau County Charged with Theft and Fraud on Death Certificates

Cape Girardeau, Missouri – The coroner of Cape Girardeau County is facing serious charges of stealing from a deceased person and providing false information on death certificates. The Missouri Attorney General has filed three felonies and a misdemeanor against the coroner, Wavis Jordan, and has also petitioned to remove him from office. These charges come … Read more

Asthma Tragedy: Coroner Blames Healthcare Failures in 10-Year-Old Boy’s Death

Essex, England – A coroner in Essex, England, has raised serious concerns about the care provided to a 10-year-old boy with asthma, pointing out what she calls “multiple failures” by healthcare professionals that may have led to the child’s tragic death. The coroner, Sonia Hayes, expressed that the boy, William Gray, passed away due to … Read more

“Healing” Rituals Involving Frog Poison Linked to Multiple Deaths in Australia, Coroner Finds

Lismore, NSW – A recent coroner’s report uncovered concerning practices in the alternative healing industry involving frog poison ceremonies that have led to tragic outcomes. The tragic death of Natasha Lechner, 39, in 2019 during a kambo ceremony has shed light on the dangers associated with this South American ritual. Despite the belief in its … Read more

Hospital Failures Contributed to Crowthorne Man’s Death, Coroner Rules After Sepsis Misdiagnosis

Crowthorne, United Kingdom – A coroner ruled that the death of Michael Nye, who died after a heart attack at Royal Berks Hospital in November 2022, was partly caused by hospital staff failing to spot signs of sepsis. Nye had arrived seriously unwell at the hospital after contracting Strep A during a national outbreak that … Read more

Stabbing of Former Magistrate Ruled Homicide by Allen County Coroner

Allen County, Ind. – The Allen County Coroner’s Office has officially determined that the death of Marcia Linsky, the woman who was fatally stabbed in Grabill, was a homicide. Linsky, 64, was a former magistrate and had most recently been working as a public defender. Her body was discovered in a Grabill residence on Saturday … Read more

Death in Custody: Investigating Overlooked Coroner Systems and Deaths in Custody

LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles County jails experienced a total of 45 deaths in custody in 2023, marking a particularly deadly year for the institution. Among these deaths were nine drug-related cases, three suicides, three homicides, one hypothermia-related death, and several cases where the cause of death remains undetermined. By year-end, the county’s … Read more

Nurse Claims LGH Deaths Hidden from Coroner, Sparking Controversy and Concern

ADELAIDE, Australia – A nurse in South Australia is making claims that the deaths of patients at the Lyell McEwin Hospital were deliberately concealed from the coroner. The nurse, who chose to remain anonymous, has alleged that the hospital’s management manipulated data to hide the true number of deaths caused by medication errors and other … Read more