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Georgia Hospital Worker Found Dead of Coronavirus in Home With Her Young Child by Her Body

A mammogram technician and mother of a young child was found dead from coronavirus in her Georgia home, state officials said. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk says police discovered the 42-year-old woman’s body Thursday (Mar. 19) in the living room of her home in Newnan, about 40 miles southwest of Atlanta, after a family member called the Sheriff’s Office requesting a welfare check. Hawk said Diedre Wilkes had been dead for at least 12-16 hours before police found her body. Wilkes’ young chil...
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Influenza A Symptoms: Teen Dies Of Liver Failure After Negative Flu Test

A Georgia teen died of influenza A days after testing negative for the flu, reports said Thursday. Kira Molina, 15, got tested Jan. 25, but died Tuesday of liver failure in an Atlanta hospital after being found unresponsive in her home on Sunday. The Coweta County coroner Richard Hawk confirmed during a press conference that the cause of death was the flu, which was not detected last week. Parents Marino Molina and Jacqueline Wilkins were heartbroken after the tragedy and said they thought she w...
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Coroner: Teen is first flu-related child death in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia county coroner says a 15-year-old girl is the state’s first flu-related child death this season. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk told news outlets that Kira Molina died Tuesday at an Atlanta hospital. He says the Newnan High School student had initially tested negative for the flu upon developing symptoms last […]
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Dump truck hit by oncoming train in Georgia, driver killed

NEWNAN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia Department of Transportation employee has been killed after his dump truck was hit by a train. State Patrol Trooper Ross Buchan tells The Newnan Times-Herald that Carey Byron Ellerbee was attempting to cross railroads tracks Thursday morning at an intersection in Moreland. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk […]
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Report: ‘Walking Dead’ stuntman fell head-first on concrete

SENOIA, Ga. (AP) — An assistant director told authorities a stuntman fatally injured during production of “The Walking Dead” fell head- and neck-first onto concrete about 22 feet (7 meters) below. Coweta County coroner Richard Hawk has said 33-year-old John Bernecker was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m. July 12. Hawk said Bernecker died from injuries […]
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Tommy Hanson died from cocaine and alcohol mix, coroner says

Coweta County coroner Richard Hawk said the combined effects of cocaine and alcohol ultimately caused the death of ex-Braves pitcher Hanson, 29A coroner says autopsy results show the death of former Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles pitcher Tommy Hanson was caused by cocaine and alcohol use.Coweta County coroner Richard Hawk said Friday the combined effects of cocaine and alcohol ultimately caused the death of 29-year-old Hanson, who died November 9. Continue reading...
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