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Wheaton, Illinois

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    press MERIT PRESS RELEASE CONCERNING VILLA PARK DEATH 2021-05-24   The Following information has been released by MERIT concerning the deceased person in Villa Park.:   On May 24, 2021 at approximately 3:49AM, the DuPage County M.E.R.I.T. Public Integrity Team responded to the 200 block of E.

    Posted Date: 05/24/2021
  • Public Safety Announcement: DuPage Overdose Statistics 2020

    On Wednesday, May 13, 2020 DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen, M.D. reported on preliminary data indicating an alarming increase in overdose deaths in DuPage County, followed by an in-depth review of all deaths due to overdose in the first six (6) months of 2020. This Public Service Announcement is a follow up for the entire year of 2020.
    Posted Date: 02/04/2021