Bates County Coroner, Greg D. Mullinax has submitted this Activity Report for the period January 15-31, 2018:
· 3 Nursing Home/Hospice type deaths were reported for the period. All cases were reviewed with none requiring further investigation.
· On January 26, the Coroner was called to Bates County Memorial Hospital Emergency Department per protocol. Mr. Robert Skocy was pronounced by ER personnel with the death being of natural causes.
On January 31 at 3:35 PM the Coroner was called to a rural residence near Appleton City in Bates County. Mr. James Hough was pronounced by Coroner Greg Mullinax with death being due to natural causes.