Rock County looks to Dane County for medical examiner

Officer has been without full-time coroner since November

Rock County may soon be looking to Dane County for medical examiner services, after the current county coroner's elected term is finished the first of next year.

Coroners, lawmakers support death investigation training bill

Bill would require 40 hours of training, 24 hours of continuing education

In Wisconsin a coroner isn't required to complete any training. It's an elected position that some families allege can lead to inaccurate rulings in death investigations, but Assembly Bill 530 would change that.

Autopsies complete in death investigation

Authorities are investigating the death of an adult male and adult female

Autopsies are completed in the investigation of the deaths of an adult male and adult female in the town of Bristol.

Dane County to hire second medical examiner

Hiring to meet rising caseloads, continue development of regional service

Dane County will be hiring its first deputy medical examiner to help with increasing death investigation and autopsy caseloads, according to a release.