Coroner Investigating Two Sunday Deaths
August 26, 2013 — The Lake County Coroner’s Office is investigating two deaths this week in separate incidents.
The Coroner’s Office lists the manner of death as “pending” in both cases.
It says its staff pronounced 20-year-old Jelani Lewis dead at 2:15 p.m. yesterday along westbound Interstate 80/90 (tollway) at mile marker 16 in Gary. Its report shows that’s where staff were summoned shortly after 1 p.m., and the report notes the injury as “pending” for Lewis, listed as a resident of the 7200 block of Pierce in Merrillville.
The Coroner’s Office says its staff also responded to a 3:30 p.m. call yesterday,
Sending a medico/legal Death Investigative Team to West 133rd Avenue in Cedar Lake. The Coroner’s death notification says that’s the location for the home of 68-year-old John Glade, who was pronounced dead at 4:07 p.m., with no reported injury by the Coroner’s record.