Shawnee Co. Coroner's term extended until 2024

TOPEKA, Kansas (WIBW) -- Shawnee County Commissioners extended the coroner’s term another four years.

Commissioners approved the new contract Monday morning with Dr. Ransom Ellis and Forensic Medical Holdings of Kansas.

They will provide autopsy and coroner services to the county for $587,800 in 2020 with a 2.5% increase each year until 2024.