Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Bates County Coroner’s Office activity report for October 2022

This is the Bates County Coroner’s Office activity report for the month of October 2022. 

During this time period, Deputy Coroner Dustin Miller attended the Missouri Coroner’s and Medical Examiners Fall Conference completing the statutorily required CE for each year.

On 10/2 at 0926 we responded to a rural Drexel address on report of male found deceased by family members. Investigation reveals death due to natural causes.

On 10/2 at 1929 we responded to a residence within Butler city limits at request of Butler PD. Family members had been unable to reach a subject and traveled to the residence, finding him deceased. Death is due to natural causes.

On 10/6 at 1826 we responded to the I-49 SB onramp at Rich Hill. A family was transporting a subject from her facility in another location traveling through Bates County when she was found to be deceased. Death is due to natural causes.

On 10/9 at 0737 we responded to a residence within city limits of Butler at request of Butler PD after family had discovered a subject deceased. Investigation reveals death due to natural causes.

On 10/12 at 1016 we responded to a residence in rural Amsterdam following a family finding a subject deceased in her home. Death is due to natural causes.

On 10/30 at 1152 we responded to a residence in Foster following family discovering subject deceased. Investigation determines death due to natural causes.

During the month of October, the Coroner reviewed eight reports of death under hospice or care facility.

Respectfully submitted,
Greg D. Mullinax
Bates County Coroner

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