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‘The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead’ Season 2 Premiere: Coroner Graham Hetrick Shares Compelling Cases

“The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead” takes homicide cases and doesn’t put us inside a courtroom or a police station. The show, which premieres for a second season on Investigation Discovery, looks at the how and why of a person’s death from a medical perspective.

That would come from the coroner, and in the case of this series, it’s Graham Hetrick. He shares the most compelling homicide cases in his 26 years as the Coroner of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. It is his decision after examination that becomes the cause of death on certificates.

The story of how and why someone died is a long one. During “The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead” Hetrick demonstrates the complex investigation process. It was his job and that of his team, to perform the forensic analysis, to uncover the secrets that every body holds. It is how he speaks for the dead, which can

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Season 2 of ‘The Coroner’ set to premiere this month

Season two of “The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead” is set to premiere on July 17 on Investigation Discovery.

The show stars Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick and features real cases from the Harrisburg region. It gained a faithful legion of fans after the first season aired in 2016.

Hetrick appeared on Daybreak Friday to talk about his newfound fame and what to expect in the latest episodes.

If you’d like to meet Hetrick, you can meet him at Allenberry Resort on August 12.  He’s hosting a viewing party for an episode from season two and will take questions afterwards.

The event will support The Salvation Army and Bethesda Mission’s drug and alcohol treatment and recovery programs, through a portion of the proceeds.

For more information, click here.

Read more at: http://abc27.com/2017/07/07/season-2-of-the-coroner-set-to-premiere-this-month/

Impact of PA Supreme Court ruling on environment/ Coroner Graham Hetrick talks his TV show

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Photo by Scott LaMar/WITF

What to look for on Smart Talk Thursday, July 6, 2017:

A historic decision from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last month is being viewed as a victory for environmental rights advocates.  The Court ruling underscored the state’s Environmental Rights Amendment in Pennsylvania’s Constitution, making the Commonwealth the official “trustee” of Pennsylvania’s natural resources.

Justice Christine Donahue writing for the majority said: “The Commonwealth (including the Governor and General Assembly) may not approach our public natural resources as a proprietor, and instead must at all times fulfill its role as a trustee.”

The ruling will necessitate the states legislators and agencies take more responsibility for clean air and water.

However, the the most immediate impact may be proceeds from oil and gas drilling on state lands will be directed to environmental conservation programs instead of being diverted to

Read more at: http://www.witf.org/smart-talk/2017/07/impact-of-pa-supreme-court-ruling-on-environment-corner-graham-hetrick-talks-his-tv-show.php

Impact of PA Supreme Court ruling on environment/ Coroner … – WITF

Marcellus Shale gas drilling site at night 600 x 340.jpg

Photo by Scott LaMar/WITF

What to look for on Smart Talk Thursday, July 6, 2017:

A historic decision from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last month is being viewed as a victory for environmental rights advocates.  The Court ruling underscored the state’s Environmental Rights Amendment in Pennsylvania’s Constitution, making the Commonwealth the official “trustee” of Pennsylvania’s natural resources.

Justice Christine Donahue writing for the majority said: “The Commonwealth (including the Governor and General Assembly) may not approach our public natural resources as a proprietor, and instead must at all times fulfill its role as a trustee.”

The ruling will necessitate the states legislators and agencies take more responsibility for clean air and water.

However, the the most immediate impact may be proceeds from oil and gas drilling on state lands will be directed to environmental conservation programs instead of being diverted to

Read more at: http://www.witf.org/smart-talk/2017/07/impact-of-pa-supreme-court-ruling-on-environment-corner-graham-hetrick-talks-his-tv-show.php

True-Crime Network Investigation Discovery’s Hit Forensic Series The Coroner: I Speak For The Dead Returns

(Silver Spring, Md.) – They say that death is in the details, and coroner Graham Hetrick knows this to be true. In Investigation Discovery’s THE CORONER: I SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, Hetrick shares the most compelling homicide cases from his 26 years as the Coroner of Dauphin County, Pa. It’s Hetrick’s job to administer the medical legal death investigation process, enabling homicide detectives to fully reveal the story of how and why someone died. Through complex forensic analysis, he and his team uncover the secrets that every body holds, providing information crucial to solving homicide cases and giving a voice to those who can no longer speak. Hetrick returns with more clues to unravel in the 10-episode second season of THE CORONER: I SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, premiering Monday, July 17 at 10/9c on Investigation Discovery.

“Graham is not only among the most respected experts and gifted investigators in his

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ID’s Hit Forensic Series THE CORONER: I SPEAK FOR THE DEAD Returns for Season 2


ID's Hit Forensic Series THE CORONER: I SPEAK FOR THE DEAD Returns for Season 2

They say that death is in the details, and coroner Graham Hetrick knows this to be true. In Investigation Discovery’s THE CORONER: I SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, Hetrick shares the most compelling homicide cases from his 26 years as the Coroner of Dauphin County, Pa. It’s Hetrick’s job to administer the medical legal death investigation process, enabling homicide detectives to fully reveal the story of how and why someone died. Through complex forensic analysis, he and his team uncover the SECRETS that every body holds, providing information crucial to solving homicide cases and giving a voice to those who can no longer speak. Hetrick returns with more clues to unravel in the 10-episode second season of THE CORONER: I SPEAK FOR THE DEAD, premiering Monday, July 17 at

Read more at: http://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/IDs-Hit-Forensic-Series-THE-CORONER-I-SPEAK-FOR-THE-DEAD-Returns-for-Season-2-20170627

‘The Coroner’ renewed for a second season

Good news for fans of Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick’s new reality show; it’s coming back.

Hetrick revealed on twitter that “The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead” has been picked up for a second season.

The show on Investigation Discovery examines real local cases and how Hetrick used forensic science to uncover evidence in the case.

“It’s taking homicide with another perspective to it,” Hetrick said.  “We’re not running around catching bad guys or anything else. We’re just speaking for the dead.”

Production for season two is underway now. The ten new episodes will begin airing this summer.

Read more at: http://abc27.com/2017/01/25/the-coroner-renewed-for-a-second-season/

Dauphin County coroner seeking re-election

Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick is seeking re-election this year.

“I consider being a coroner a calling more than anything else. I still love what I do,” said Hetrick, who is in the office for 26 years.

Coroner Graham Hetrick 

Hetrick, a registered Republican, said he has certified more than 3,000 deaths and 600 homicides.

He teaches forensic science at Harrisburg Area Community College, is a member of various professional forensic organizations, including the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and American College of Forensic Examiners.

He is also a funeral director at Hetrick-Bitner Funeral Home, and a show about him on the Investigation Discovery network called “The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead” was recently renewed.

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