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DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen, M.D. reports data indicating an alarming increase in suicidal deaths in DuPage County. This Public Service Announcement is a report after an in-depth review of all deaths due to suicidal deaths in the first six (6) months of 2020, during the onset of COVID-19 “shelter at home” compared to the same period in 2019.
Posted Date: 09/17/2020
The 5-year-old male who passed on September 4, 2020 has been
identified as Luca Berlingerio of Glenview, Illinois.
Nothing further at this time ###
Posted Date: 09/10/2020
The DuPage County Coroner’s Office has performed preliminary investigation of the deceased persons at 170 S. Watersedge #201, Glendale Heights, IL, 60138
The DuPage County Coroner’s Office has performed preliminary
investigation of the deceased persons at
170 S. Watersed
Posted Date: 09/03/2020
The DuPage County Coroner’s Office has completed the identification of the deceased persons at 170 S. Watersedge #201, Glendale Heights, IL, 60138.
Posted Date: 08/26/2020
Public Safety Announcement: Surge in Overdose and Suicide Deaths Review First 6 Months of 2020.
Announcement: Surge in Overdose and Suicide Deaths
First 6 Months of 2020.
On Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Posted Date: 08/20/2020
Dr. Richard Jorgensen, DuPage County Coroner Warns Of Two New Street Drugs
Richard Jorgensen MD
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
Dr. Richard Jorgensen, DuPage County Coroner, wishes to
inform the public of the occurrence of two new street drugs in the area. These
drugs are Fl
Posted Date: 08/13/2020
Identity of Deceased Found in West Branch DuPage River
IDENTITY OF DECEASED FOUND IN WEST BRANCH DU PAGE RIVER
On Wednesday May 28 the DUPAGE Forest Preserve Police
recovered a body from the West Branch of the DuPage River - near Mack Road.
Posted Date: 05/28/2020
ANNOUNCEMENT: NARCAN AVAILABILITY AND HELP INFORMATION
Announcement: Narcan Availibility and Help Information
County Coroner Richard Jorgensen, MD and The DuPage County Health Department
along with the HOPE (Heroin and Opioid Preven
Posted Date: 05/15/2020
Public Safety Announcement:Surge in Overdose Deaths
Richard Jorgensen, MD
DuPage County Coroner Richard Jorgensen MD would like to advise
the citizens of DuPage County that there has been a unusual spike in the number
of overdose deaths and non-fatal overdoses in the past
Posted Date: 05/13/2020
OPIOID RELATED DEATHS FOR 2019
Wednesday, February 5, 2019
Coroner Richard Jorgensen, MD releases 2019 Opioid Statistics
DuPage County Coroner, Richard Jorgensen MD, has completed evaluation of the Opioid related deaths for 2019. Heroin related deaths have fallen
Posted Date: 02/06/2020