coroner http://wkms.org en Counties Footing the Bill for Increased Autopsy Costs http://wkms.org/post/counties-footing-bill-increased-autopsy-costs <p>The continued vacancy at western Kentucky’s medical examiner office has increased transportation costs for coroners. The state has four medical examiner offices and the one in Madisonville has been vacant for close to a year. Chief Medical Examiner Tracey Corey says finding a board certified ME is difficult because of pay disparity. The state recently raised its salary range to up to $154,00 to attract more applicants. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 20:37:52 +0000 Angela Hatton 21923 at http://wkms.org Counties Footing the Bill for Increased Autopsy Costs Coroner: 2 Women Dead after Car Submerges in Lake http://wkms.org/post/coroner-2-women-dead-after-car-submerges-lake <p>Jackson County, Illinois officials say two women are dead after their car submerged in a lake near Carbondale.&nbsp; The coroner&rsquo;s office says the accident happened just after 3 a.m. Mon, 09 Apr 2012 13:32:32 +0000 AP 17563 at http://wkms.org Coroner: 2 Women Dead after Car Submerges in Lake Budget Cuts to Close Madisonville Autopsy Office http://wkms.org/post/budget-cuts-close-madisonville-autopsy-office <p><span class="article-content"><span>Commonwealth budget cuts will deal a finishing blow to Madisonville&#39;s medical examiner&#39;s office. At a meeting of west Kentucky coroners two weeks ago the state&#39;s chief medical examiner Dr. Tracey Corey announced the office will close July 1. Mon, 20 Feb 2012 14:27:14 +0000 Seth Helton 16981 at http://wkms.org