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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Medical examiner, Sheriff's Department make positive ID in 1988 John Doe homicide

1988 John Doe homicide

The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department are always committed to solving “Cold Cases” that remained open.

Using state-of-the-art fingerprint technology, the Medical Examiner’s Office was recently able to iden...

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Posted on: May 26, 2019

Medical examiner sounds alarm after responding to three suspected overdose deaths in one day

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Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall is again warning people of the dangers of drugs, after her office responded to three suspected overdose cases in one day, on Saturday.

Hall said the deceased ranged in age from 20s to 50s. Two were men; one was ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Medical Examiner’s Office sounds warning about recent spate of suspected overdose deaths

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A string of four suspected overdose deaths in the last week is raising concern among public health officials in Kenosha County.

Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall said the four deaths since March 22 occurred across Kenosha County – one ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

With 25th anniversary approaching, Kenosha County ME’s Office continues probe of 1993 John Doe case

1993 John Doe FB COVER

As the John Doe mystery of an unidentified body found alongside a set of railroad tracks in Pleasant Prairie hits the quarter-century mark next week, the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office is turning to cutting-edge technology to identify ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Kenosha County to offer Narcan training to local Tavern League members, others at Coins Sports Bar

Narcan

The Kenosha County Division of Health, in an ongoing effort to combat the opioid epidemic, is committed to building awareness about the availability of Narcan, a medication used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

With the support of local tavern...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Recent spate of suspected drug-related deaths raises concerns in Medical Examiner's Office

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The Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office and the Kenosha County Division of Health are issuing a warning about opioid and opiate use after a string of four suspected overdose deaths in Kenosha County in the last five days.

In 2017, Kenosha County had 5...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

KHDS to host community discussion on heroin, opiate use

Kenosha Human Development Services invites the public to a community discussion on heroin and opiate use in the community.

The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, at the KHDS offices, 5407 Eighth Ave. (please use the employee entra...

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