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  • 1 DEAD IN BENSENVILLE APARTMENT FIRE

    press 1 DEAD IN BENSENVILLE APARTMENT FIRE 2017-11-20 The DuPage County Coroner's Office, Bensenville and Fire Departments along with the DuPage County Arson Task Force are currently investigating a residential apartment fire fatality in Bensenville, Il. At approximately 6:17 am on Sunday< Novem

    Posted Date: 11/20/2017
  • PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY TRAIN IN CLARENDON HILLS

    press PEDESTRIAN STRUCK BY TRAIN IN CLARENDON HILLS 2017-09-28 The DuPage County Coroner's Office along with the Clarendon Hills Police Department are currently investigating the death of a female subject who was struck by a train. Emergency personnel responded to rail way at Burlington and Prospect

    Posted Date: 09/28/2017
  • MOTOR VEHICLE VS. MOTOR CYCLE FATAL COLLISION

    press MOTOR VEHICLE VS. MOTOR CYCLE FATAL COLLISION 2017-09-26 The DuPage County Coroner's Office along with the Elmhurst Police Department and the DuPage County Accident Reconstruction Team (DUCART) are currently investigating a single traffic fatality which occurred in Elmhurst, Illinois. At approx

    Posted Date: 09/26/2017
  • DuPage County Coroner Issues Correction of Naperville Sun Article

    press DUPAGE COUNTY CORONER ISSUES CORRECTION OF NAPERVILLE SUN ARTICLE 2017-05-12 DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen corrects the conclusions expressed in headline and content of an article published today by the Naperville Sun. The article was written by Bill Byrd contact reporter

    Posted Date: 05/12/2017
  • 2016 OPIOID STATISTICS

    press 2016 OPIOID STATISTICS 2017-01-24 The DuPage County Coroner’s Office has completed all suspected opioid related deaths from 2016. The numbers are startling and show that we continue to have a serious problem of addiction and death related to legal and illegal opioids. There is also a  trend

    Posted Date: 01/24/2017
  • UNINCORPORATED VILLA PARK SHOOTING

    Posted Date: 01/03/2017