Kane County Coroner
The Kane County coroner says a broken freezer in the morgue is just the latest problem in his underfunded office.
Rob Russell’s office has unclaimed cremains dating back to 1952. Some were found in storage lockers, and one was even donated to Goodwill in a Gold Medal flour tin.
The chairman of the Kane County Board is calling on the county’s embattled coroner to step down, according to a Friday morning report.
Kane County Coroner Chuck West repeatedly harassed Chief Deputy Loren Carrera after learning of allegations she made about him to police.