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By Ellen Gerst
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Former coroner alleges Health Department changed death certificates

 

July 15, 2021



CASPER — Former Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen has alleged that the Wyoming Department of Health has changed and issued inaccurate death certificates in the last several months.

Citing confidentiality, Stratmoen did not give any specific examples of the changes he alleges, but said changes have been made to a minority of certificates checked by his office.

At least one other county coroner in Wyoming said he had also noticed changes being made without authorization. A Department of Health representative said an internal review found they had not “stepped outside of [the departmen...



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