WJTV News Channel 12 - Union County Coroner Resigns Amid Probe

Union County Coroner Resigns Amid Probe

Posted: Updated:
New Albany, MS -

Union County Coroner Mark Golding has resigned.
    
On Thursday, the State Auditor's Office confirmed Golding is being investigated for filing false claims and invoices with the county over death investigations and was paid for the claims.
    
A news release says investigators seized a $5,000 check Wednesday from the Union County Chancery Clerk's Office as evidence.
    
State Auditor Stacey Pickering says the alleged crime was uncovered during the standard audit process.
    
Audit investigators say Golding resigned Thursday.
    
District Attorney Ben Creekmore tells WTVA-TV that the investigation is continuing and any information uncovered will be presented to a grand jury.

Powered by WorldNow

1820 TV Road
Jackson, MS 39204

Telephone: 601.372.6311
Fax: 804.819.5569
Email: wjtvnews@wjtv.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.