Madison County Coroner Requests Money For New Morgue

The Madison County Coroner wants a new morgue, and the million dollars it will take to build it. Dr. Troy Abbott is specifically requesting $1.4 million to construct a morgue and autopsy room. The Herald Bulletin reports County Council took no action on the request. Abbott is seeking the money from CARES Act COVID-19 funds. Thus far this year the Coroner’s Office has handled 125 cases.