Coroner-elect faces rocky transition into new position



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GREENFIELD — Shortly after Crystel Myers learned she would be Hancock County’s new coroner Jan. 1, she started making phone calls.

Myers, 29, is new not only to the political arena but has no background in death investigation. She knew she was going to need help, and she was prepared to ask for it. But she says the person in the best position to offer advice – her predecessor, experienced death investigator and interim coroner Dan Devoy – has given her the cold shoulder.

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