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Investigation Discovery Presents An Exclusive Clip Of A New Episode Of ‘The Coroner: I Speak For The Dead’

Since it first hit the airwaves, Investigation Discovery has become the premier home for true crime stories and series told from countless different perspectives.

One of the biggest hits on the show is called The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead, which is hosted by Graham Hetrick, the coroner of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, who recently retired after 25 years on the job. Narrated by him in the first person, Hetrick tells the stories of some of the most infamous murders in the area and the role he played in solving them.

In a press release for the new episode, which will air on Investigation Discovery on August 21, it was revealed that Hetrick will be talking about the murder of Kathryn Bishop in her Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, home.

The community is baffled as to who would want to hurt the woman fondly known as the super-grandma of the neighborhood.

Read more at: http://www.inquisitr.com/4434582/investigation-discovery-presents-an-exclusive-clip-of-a-new-episode-of-the-coroner-i-speak-for-the-dead/

‘The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead’ Exclusive: Saw Blade May Hold Key To Gruesome Death (VIDEO)

Coroner Graham Hetrick looks for trace evidence caught in the saw blade on The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead on Discovery ID

“The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead” is all new tonight, Monday August 14 on Investigation Discovery. The coroner in question is Graham Hetrick, who in the course of this series shares his most compelling homicide cases from his 26 years as Coroner of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

In the EXCLUSIVE sneak peek posted below, Hetrick explains how the weapons used on a body can indicate it was a crime of passion. WARNING, the images are graphic, and may disturb some viewers.  Since Hetrick’s job is to determine the cause of death, he believes that he alone can speak for the deceased. It is his decision and his signature on death certificates.

‘The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead’ Exclusive: Saw Blade May Hold Key To Gruesome Death (VIDEO)

“The Coroner: I Speak For the Dead” is all new tonight, Monday August 14 on Investigation Discovery. The coroner in question is Graham Hetrick, who in the course of this series shares his most compelling homicide cases from his 26 years as Coroner of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.

In the EXCLUSIVE sneak peek posted below, Hetrick explains how the weapons used on a body can indicate it was a crime of passion. WARNING, the images are graphic, and may disturb some viewers.  Since Hetrick’s job is to determine the cause of death, he believes that he alone can speak for the deceased. It is his decision and his signature on death certificates.

In this episode, aptly titled “Love in Pieces” the body of Dale Bloom is discovered in his Harrisburg, PA home, and Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick believes multiple weapons were used. Now Graham must read the language of Dale’s wounds to

Read more at: http://tvruckus.com/2017/08/14/coroner-speak-dead-exclusive-saw-blade-may-hold-key-gruesome-death-video/

Dauphin County Coroner has show on national TV


The Dauphin County Coroner’s office.

The Dauphin County Coroner’s office.

SWATARA TOWNSHIP, DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. –

Did you know that the Dauphin County coroner has his own show on national TV?

Yeah, that’s right…the coroner!

The hit show, which airs Monday nights on Investigation Discovery, follows the cases that Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick helped solve.

Graham Hetrick at work in the Dauphin County’s Coroner’s Office.

A new episode continue to air Monday nights in August, and on FOX43 morning news Drew Anderson got to talk with the star of The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead.

When Drew asked Graham Hetrick how his job is much more than just working with bodies, he said “I speak for the dead.  My show is called that for a reason.  By listening to

Read more at: http://fox43.com/2017/07/31/dauphin-county-coroner-has-show-on-national-tv/

The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead Season 2 premiere spotlights murder of soldier Sam Gore

Dauphin County, Pa., coroner Graham Hetrick at work in the lab

County Coroner Graham Hetrick starts work on The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead

This week on The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead examines the case of career soldier Sam Gore, who was stabbed to death in his own home.

Harrisburg, Pa, and Sam Gore’s pregnant fiancée finds him dead in his home, he’s been stabbed repeatedly in a savage attack.

Dauphin County Coroner Graham Hetrick is tasked with analysing the stab wounds to see if any clues can be gained from their pattern or nature. He works out that the killer did his knife work up very close and that he might well have had some sort of close combat knife training.

Coroner Graham Hetrick in a suit staring at the camera

Coroner Graham Hetrick is ready

Read more at: http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen/the-coroner-i-speak-for-the-dead-season-2-premiere-spotlights-murder-of-soldier-sam-gore/

‘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

Read more at: http://tvruckus.com/2017/07/15/coroner-speak-dead-season-2-premiere-coroner-graham-hetrick-shares-compelling-cases/

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

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

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

‘The Coroner’ will return for a second season; here’s what you can expect

Dauphin County’s coroner will share even more details from his forensic investigations when “The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead” returns next month.

The Investigation Discovery program’s second season will premiere 10 p.m. Monday, July 17, according to a news release. Each episode details a forensic investigation that Graham Hetrick was involved in in the last 26 years that he’s served as Dauphin County’s coroner.

Hetrick recounts each case starting from the moment that he’s called to the scene of a crime, according to the news release. He details “every aspect of his investigation until he determines the cause of death and, ultimately, helps law enforcement deliver justice for the victim and their (sic) family.”

The program also has dramatic re-enactments and interviews with those who were directly involved with the case.

The premiere episode of the upcoming season is titled “First Cut is the Deepest,” which is about the stabbing

Read more at: http://www.pennlive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2017/06/the_coroner_will_return_for_a.html