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Zach Thomas


zach.thomas@sangamonil.govZach Thomas

Zach has been employed as a Deputy Coroner since January 2020. Zach has worked as a forensic autopsy assistant since 2016 assisting the forensic pathologist with the autopsy, death investigation, collecting evidence, and drawing toxicology samples. As a Death Investigator Zach’s job duties will consist of assisting the forensic pathologist with autopsies along with follow-up/case management. Zach has experience working as an emergency technician at a Level 1 Trauma Center. Zach has also worked in surgical pathology grossing lab specimens, and as a recovery coordinator at an organ/tissue procurement organization.  


Born: Springfield, Il
Home Town: Riverton, IL


2010-2014 Illinois College – B.S. in Biology with Chemistry minor
2006-2010 Riverton High School


May 2021 – Registered Medico-legal Death Investigator / #3470
November 2014 – November 2018 - Licensed EMT-B