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UW-W professor studies drug deaths in Wisconsin

Kiederlen

February 6, 2013

  There have been 4,828 drug-related deaths in Wisconsin between 1999 and 2008. According to a report by David Nordstrom, Ph.D., an associate professor at UW-Whitewater and an epidemiologist, two of the top death-related drugs are codeine and cocaine. Codeine and other opioids were involved...

A family’s unanswered questions

October 31, 2012

  Student death ruled accident by county, city officials: Although the death of former UW-Whitewater student Benjamin Fuder was ruled accidental by the Walworth County Coroner’s Office, the Fuder family questions the final ruling. Fuder was found dead at the northeast edge of the Whi...

Whitewater quarry installing fence around perimeter

September 26, 2012

  Whitewater Limestone Inc., co-owned by BR Amon & Sons, Inc., is constructing a fence around the property following the deaths of two UW-Whitewater students. The quarry, located on Highway 12 and North Franklin Street, is a privately owned, non-metallic mining business.  The state of...

UW-Whitewater student found dead in Whitewater Limestone Quarry

July 29, 2012

UW-Whitewater student Benjamin Fuder was found dead today in Walworth County at the bottom of Whitewater Limestone Quarry after being reported missing yesterday to the Whitewater Police Department. Fuder was last seen Saturday morning in the downtown Whitewater area around 12:30 a.m. The Walworth...

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