Kentucky Justice Department

State Still Seeking Applicants for W. Ky. Medical Examiner

Aug 20, 2012
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The Madisonville state medical examiner’s office remains open after being threatened with closure earlier this year. The office hasn't had a medical examiner since June 2011, but now officials hope that a new salary for first-year medical examiners may entice applicants. 

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Kentucky’'s Justice Cabinet secretary says a 2011 law meant to reduce state prison costs is producing mixed results.