Mississippi hot with COVID-19; experts worry fatalities may be under-counted

By , Daily Memphian Published: August 04, 2020 10:49 AM CT

Coroners in Mississippi rule on cases of death outside a hospital. In Mississippi, it's an elected job. 


Glenn Grant Tunica County coroner Dr. Stephen Threlkeld Mississippi
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers healthcare and higher education for The Daily Memphian.

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