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Coroner called in for man's death at Munster hospital

Coroner called in for man's death at Munster hospital

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A Lake County coroner’s van in this file photo.

MUNSTER — The Lake County coroner's office was called in early Monday for the death of a 29-year-old Glenwood, Illinois man at Franciscan Health Munster hospital.

The injury suffered by the man and the manner of death are still pending, Lake County Coroner Merrilee D. Frey said.

Join Tristan DeFord, Jami Rieck, and Nancy Zakutanksky on a shift working for Superior Ambulance in Merrillville.

The deceased was identified by the coroner as Kali Joh.

He was pronounced dead at 1:09 a.m., the coroner's office said.

Other agencies involved in the case include Glenwood police and emergency medical services.

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Porter/LaPorte County Courts and Social Justice Reporter

Bob is a 23-year veteran of The Times. He covers county government and courts in Porter County, federal courts, police news and regional issues. He also created the Vegan in the Region blog, is an Indiana University grad and lifelong region resident.

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