RMMWA hosts Harriet Hamilton
Deputy Coroner, Summit County CO for
"Death in a Ski Town"
September 11, 2014
Where: Denver Press Club, 1330 Glenarm Pl., Denver
When: Thursday Night, September 11th.
Time:6:30 p.m. conversation and cash bar; 7:00 p.m. dinner; and 8:00 p.m. program
MENU FOR SEPTEMBER 11TH 2014
Sour cream asparagus chicken
herb wine marinated grilled chicken breast covered with a sour cream asparagus sauce garnished liberally with chopped bacon bits over parsley buttered noodles
Greek tomato cucumber salad…
chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, red onion, assorted olives and feta cheese tossed with balsamic vinaigrette< /b>
& of course Elements Catering special Mystery-themed Desert
(Vegetarian menus provided upon request)
Cost: $20 for members; $25 for non-members. RSVPs are necessary. Please email our Caterer Director, Donnell Bell or call 719 540 8632 to make your reservation! The reservation deadline is Monday, September 8, 2014. (Donnell confirms all reservations. If Donnell does not reply to your e-mail, she does not have your reservation)
(NOTE: No shows and anyone not cancelling their reservation 72 hours in advance will be expected to pay since RMMWA will be billed for their reservation.)
Program: Harriet will speak to the duties of a coroner in Colorado, as well as share anecdotes of some of her most unusual cases. Guaranteed to be an informative and entertaining program.
Coroner’s cases: All victims of homicide or suspected homicide or violent means; suicide or suspected suicide, persons dead on arrival at a hospital (DOA); victims of accidental death or suspected accidental death; unattended / unwitnessed deaths, cases of overt or suspected child, elder abuse; persons dying in aircraft crashes, vehicular crashes (auto, motorcycle, boat or adjunct vehicle); All deaths occurring while the decedent is in police custody, or during transport; cases of recovery of skeletal remains; postmortem de composition; industrial or employment accidents; death by poison or suspicion of poison; cases where the victim dies suddenly when in apparent good health; All deaths associated with diagnostic or therapeutic procedures; patient who has sustained an injury (fracture, fall, concussion, etc.) prior to or during hospital admission; and exhumations (disinterment) performed for the purpose of establishing the cause of death or clearing up a question relating to the cause of death.
Additional Duties include but are not limited to: A scene investigation and follow-up investigation, includes possible notification of next of kin; conducting follow-up interviews; documenting findings; providing testimony at depositions or in court; releasing of information to public via press releases; assisting at autopsies; assisting DA, local law enforcement, ambulance, and fire departments; and reporting to various agencies.
Miscellaneous duties include: Attending continuing education seminars, and providing training to law enforcement, schools, health agencies or other community service agencies in the field of Death Investigation.