News To Know: Inmate autopsy result, Auschwitz exhibit, and a youth mental health seminar
OTTAWA COUNTY, Ok – The State Medical Examiner’s Office released autopsy results for an inmate who died while in custody at the Ottawa county jail. The Medical Examiner report states 38-year-old Michael Victor died in November of last year after around a month in jail. The sheriff’s office says Victor had a medical emergency, jailers tried to render aid and took him to the hospital where he later died. On Wednesday the OSBI announced autopsy results showed he died as a result of fentanyl poisoning. (Report: Ottawa County inmate died from “;fentanyl toxicity”)
ALLEN COUNTY, Ks – Parts of southeast Kansas saw some straight-line winds overnight that did quite a bit of damage. Residents say powerful winds knocked down several trees and even tore the roof off of some structures. People that had their fences ripped away from the wind believed a tornado rolled through overnight, however, the NWS claims high straight-line wind is what ultimately caused the damage. Click here to see the footage.
PITTSBURG, Ks – Pittsburg State’s Bicknell Family Center for the Arts has a new exhibit focusing on one of the most well-known concentration camps of World War II. The exhibit features 14-photos taken at Auschwitz titled Auschwitz K-Z one and two. They were taken by a professional photographer who also teaches at Missouri Southern. The exhibit is free and open to the public through june 30-th. Click here to see more of this story.
CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ks – An area organization now provides people with the tools they need to help students struggling with mental health. the crawford county mental health center hosted a seminar for individuals that work in career fields with teens ages thirteen to eighteen. Officials say the purpose of the class is to help guide young ones struggling with their mental health. Click here if you’d like more information about this story.
SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT – Excitement for the next World Cup is starting to build with Ukraine just a single win away from qualifying for the 2022 World Cup. The Ukrainians beat Scotland 3 to 1 to bring them one step closer. As for the American men, the team qualifies but this follows a 2-0 loss to Costa Rica. What about you? Are you excited for the upcoming World Cup? Head over to https://www.koamnewsnow.com/vote/ and make your voice heard.
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