CORONER INVESTIGATORS

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Coroner investigators are responsible for obtaining information surrounding deaths reported to the Office of the Coroner. The Coroner's Office employs ten forensic medico-legal investigators who are specially trained in death investigation.  The investigations section operates twenty-four hours per day and can be reached at (937) 225-4156. Their duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Crime scene investigation
  • Medical record review
  • Subpoena of information
  • Courtroom testimony

 Bob Hunkeler - Chief Investigator

 Bob served as a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations for 20 Years. He was a Forensic Science Officer at WPAFB for four years and served as the Chief of Death Investigations in Washington D.C. for three years. He last served in Iraq before retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2008. Bob has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from Wright State University and a Master of Forensic Sciences degree from The George Washington University in Washington D.C. Bob has been with the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office since 2008. 

Brandy Burchett - Deputy Chief Investigator
Brandy has been employed with the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office for the past 16 years. She has a B.S. in Social Behavior Science with a major in Criminology, and is a certified medicolegal death investigator from the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI). Brandy was recently promoted from the pathology department to investigator.

Les George - Investigator
Les came to the Coroner's Office after retiring from the Kettering Police Department with 29 years of service. In his last fifteen years with Kettering, he was assigned as a Violent Crimes Detective. Les hired on as a Coroner’s Investigator in 1999.

Jim Fannin - Investigator
Jim transferred to this office from the Butler Township Police Department after twelve years of service. He also worked seven years with the Englewood Police Department and thirteen years with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

Jim Glaser - Investigator
Jim is a retired Sergeant from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office with over 26 years of service. His assignments included patrol, violent and organized crimes detective, and communications. After retiring from the Sheriff’s Office, Jim worked with the Montgomery County Cold Case Task Force. For 17 years, Jim trained hostage negotiators, dispatchers and commanders in dealing with hostage situations and critical incidents.

Rick May - Investigator
Rick is a retired Detective Sergeant from the Huber Heights Police Department with 26 years experience. He spent 17 years supervising and working in violent crimes. Rick is a graduate of the FBI National Academy 197th session. Rick spent 5 years working in the Montgomery County Cold Case Task Force before becoming a Coroner's Investigator.

Becky Rose - Investigator
Becky came to the Coroner's Office after retiring with 27 years of service with the Dayton Police Department. She was assigned to the Homicide Squad for the last six years prior to her retirement.

Mike Clymer - Investigator
Mike is a retired Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy with 30 years of service. He was assigned to the Special Investigations Section for 18 years with 12 years in Violent Crimes.

Glen McIntosh - Investigator
Glen is a retired Major from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office with 28 years of service. Glen spent over 4 years as an Investigator in the Montgomery County Cold Case Task Force before becoming a Coroner’s Investigator. Glen is a graduate of the 230th session of the FBI National Academy.

Jeff Trego - Investigator
Jeff retired as a Detective Sergeant with the City of Riverside Police Department after 34 years of service. He was assigned to Investigative Services for 25 years as a Detective and a Supervisor.