Stories tagged: coroner
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, noon
Coroner confirms victim in Idaho police shooting, house fire
The Ada County Coroner’s Office has officially confirmed the identity of the 84-year-old woman who died in an Idaho house fire that erupted shortly after a home invasion.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Former Idaho coroner faces charges, questions
The former Valley County coroner is facing two misdemeanor charges because prosecutors say he used the county’s truck for personal transportation. Some officials are also raising questions about where he …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Former Idaho coroner may have stored bodies in his truck, his successor says
The new owner of Valley County’s only funeral home immediately noticed something odd. No bodies were coming into the facility in McCall, the county’s designated morgue.
Tue., May 30, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Coroner identifies three killed in Grant County van crash
The Grant County Coroner has identified the three people killed in last week’s van rollover crash as Othello residents Arturo Galvez-Vazquez, 48; Aaron Medel-Alvarez, 49; and Tabita Pricilla Soto-Luis, 56.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 10:54 a.m.
Death of Navy SEAL trainee a homicide, coroner says
A Southern California medical examiner says a Navy SEAL trainee was repeatedly dunked by an instructor in his first week of basic training and has ruled his death a homicide.
Wed., March 16, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Jury rules that squatter killed by massive rock slide was warned to leave
From our archives, 100 years ago A coroner’s jury ruled that John Gleason, who was swept away and killed by a mud-and-rock slide at the foot of Cedar Street, failed …
Sun., Jan. 12, 2014
Doug Clark: Tales of a life spent dealing with death
I couldn’t help but experience a phantom twinge when I heard that Dr. Robert West was including me in a book he’s writing about his many years as a deputy …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2013
Bill would ease rules on autopsy privacy
OLYMPIA – Medical examiners would be able to discuss the results of autopsies in cases involving police shootings, giving them a chance to clear up what Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie …
Tue., Jan. 4, 2011, 7:37 p.m.
Coroner changes cause of death for slain trooper
Barb Thompson, a Spokane woman who has spent years trying to prove her daughter’s death was not a suicide, has won a major victory. Monday, Lewis County’s newly elected coroner, …
Sat., March 20, 2010
Kootenai primary has big GOP field
Six Republicans will face off for two Kootenai County commission positions in the May 25 primary. The races are winner-takes-all because no candidates from other parties filed by Friday’s deadline. …