Coroner's Office News

Meth is back and flooding the streets
Bartlesville Examiner Enterprise

Remembering 5th/3rd Shooting
WKRC TV Cincinnati
Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco | Hamilton County Coroner
Cross Roads

Hamilton County Coroner, Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco-Cross roads

Filmed in Cincinnati over the summer, a documentary about the opioid epidemic
Cincinnati Business Courier

Filmed in Cincinnati over the summer, a documentary about the opioid epidemic

Coroner: Dog killed woman, not ricocheting police bullet
 "The cause of death was due to trauma sustained by the victim who had been viciously mauled by the dog," Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco reported.

This drug-busting agency has more power than the DEA, but we can't tell how they use it

'You're playing with the devil': Gov. John Kasich signs increased penalties for fentanyl

GQ article suggests new theory for Otto Warmbier's brain damage

WLWT Cincinnati

Hamilton County Coroner Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco, who is quoted in the article, told WLWT last September she found no obvious signs of torture.

Political battle lines drawn as Republicans, COAST turn in 38K signatures to repeal sales tax ...

Cincinnati Business Courier

Sheriff Jim Neil and Coroner Lakshmi Sammarco, both Democrats, back the sales tax increase. Auditor Dusty Rhodes, also a Democrat, is neutral.

Portman: Congress taking action to combat the growing influx of fentanyl

Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco, Hamilton County coroner, said they are seeing a downward spiral in the number of heroin overdose deaths, but a huge increase in Fentanyl related deaths.

Opinion: Basic services will suffer without sales tax increase

... Republicans County Engineer Ted Hubbard and County Recorder Norbert Nadel, Democrats Sheriff Jim Neil, and Coroner Lakshmi Sammarco speak out.

Trump: Otto Warmbier 'did not die in vain', led to historic North Korea summit

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Hamilton County Coroner Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco listed Warmbier's cause of death as brain damage from oxygen deprivation. 

Fentanyl-Related Deaths Skyrocket In Ohio

"It's the small amounts of the extremely deadly substances that are killing people,” Hamilton County coroner Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco told the paper.