William McCown Coroner 6 Dec 1922 Daily Free Press Carbondale, Illinois

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William McCown Coroner 6 Dec 1922
Daily Free Press 
Carbondale, Illinois - Williamson County Has 40 Murders in Single Year...
Williamson County Has 40 Murders in Single Year •Cartoner William McCown of Wil- liamsoa county, in his annual report just published, shows] that jh:e conducted conducted 107 inquests during the fiscal year just closed, and in addition inquired inquired into the cause ot 21 deaths that occurred without medical assistance assistance .bflijig, administered... _„, T-bis office' 'o£ coroner is on a sal-' ary basis of $100 . ps-r month, or $1200 per yenr. Under the fee system system of $1G an inquest We 'Cost to the county would have, bee-n $2048 instead of $1200, a saving. of $S4S under the salary system as compared compared with, the fee .system The number of inquests and .the cause of death were as follows-: Murder, 40; mine 'accidents, IS; suicides, suicides, 10; drowning, 19; buiraed, 5; causes undetermined, 5; shot accidentally, accidentally, 2; killed by train, 2; justifiable justifiable homicide. 5; powder irtant ex- nlosion. 1; tuberculosis. 1; killed by mule, 1; eletrocuteJd. 1: leafewre of heart, 1; automobile accident, 2; run over by wagon, 1; appendicitis'. 1

Clipped from The Daily Free Press06 Dec 1922, WedPage 1

The Daily Free Press (Carbondale, Illinois)06 Dec 1922, WedPage 1
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