Rock County Coroner Pleads No Contest, Resigns

(ROCK COUNTY)--Rock County Coroner Karen Gilbertson pleads no contest to misconduct in public office.

She was found guilty.

The Rock County DA recommended a sentence of 18 months probation.

Sentencing will be scheduled after a pre–sentence investigation is completed.

Three other charges, including possession of narcotic drugs, were thrown out as a part of a plea agreement.

Gilbertson also put in her resignation today.