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The frontlines of death by suicide…and a quest to prevent it

BY: - September 24, 2019

“When you want to know about the health of the county, go and talk to the medical examiner,” says state Sen. Patty Schachtner (D-Somerset). She knows. As the St. Croix medical examiner she is on the frontlines as the one who signs death certificates. Increasingly, the deaths she encounters are suicides. During September, which is […]