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Rock Co. Coroner to Stand Trial

The Rock County Coroner will stand trial on charges of misconduct in office.

Karen Gilbertson is charged with possession and delivery of narcotics and theft from a corpse.

Gilbertson is accused of taking prescription drugs from death investigation scenes and using them for herself.

During a hearing Friday morning in Rock County Circuit Court, Gilbertson waived her preliminary hearing.

Former deputy coroner Barbara Collins is also charged in the case… she's accused of delivery of narcotics.


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