Thursday, September 1, 2022

Bates County Coroner’s Office Activity Report for the month of August, 2022

On 8/8/2022 at just before 4:30 PM we responded to the Cass Regional Medical Center for a death following an incident Bates County. Death was accidental in nature.

On 8/10/2022 we were referred a death by Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office after a person had died at a KC Hospital following transfer from Bates County. The case is not complete at this time.

On 8/13/2022 Just before 10am we responded to a residence in NW Bates County on report of person found deceased by neighbors. Death was natural in manner.

On 8/15/2022 just after 8pm we responded to a residence in Butler on report of person found deceased at the residence by family. The case is incomplete at this time but natural causes are likely.

On 8/15/2022 just before midnight we responded to a residence in NW Bates County on report of person deceased at the residence. Death was due to natural causes.

On 8/21/2022 just after 2:30am we responded to a residence in Rich Hill on report of deceased person outside the residence. Investigation is not yet final but preliminary indication is a suicidal event.

On 8/23/2022 just before 6:30pm we responded to a residence in NE Bates County on report of person found deceased by family. Investigation determines natural causes.

For the month of August the office reviewed 8 cases of death in Bates County under hospice or care facility.

Respectfully submitted,
Greg Mullinax
Bates County Coroner

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