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Deputy Coroner Walsh Earns Medicolegal Death Investigator Certification

Post Date:03/28/2018 2:50 PM

Linda Walsh, Deputy CoronerDorchester County Deputy Coroner, Linda Walsh earned the designation of Certified Registered Medicolegal Death Investigator, with Diplomate status (D-ABMDI) from the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.

The D-ABMDI certification is the national standard of excellence for Coroners, Deputy Coroners and other death investigators.  It also recognizes and identifies individuals that have demonstrated professional knowledge and competence in the field of death investigation, and adhere to high standards of professional practice and conduct.

Dorchester County Coroner, Paul J. Brouthers is “extremely proud of Deputy Coroner Walsh for this designation and accomplishment.” Brouthers added “Walsh has been an important member of the Coroner’s team of investigators and is always willing to do what is needed to get the job done, in a professional and compassionate manner. A certification of this designation is indicative of her dedication and commitment to be the very best in her profession.”

Walsh is the first member of the Dorchester County Coroner’s Office to earn the certification. All other team members are working towards achieving the certification. Visit for more information about the ABMDI certification process.