Pa. deputy coroner suffers heart attack
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Franklin County Chief Deputy Coroner Jeffrey R. Conner was listed in stable condition Monday night in Chambersburg Hospital's intensive care unit following a heart attack Sunday night, according to a hospital spokeswoman.
Conner, 42, has announced his intention to run for coroner at the end of 1999 when County Coroner Ken Peiffer retires. He has already passed the state exam.
Conner has been chief deputy for 10 years, investigating accidental, violent, criminal, unusual, sudden or unexpected deaths in the county.
He also owns and operates a 17-acre, full-time auto salvage business on U.S. 30 West.