Thursday, June 28, 2012
Kane County coroner receives liver transplant as his criminal misconduct trial looms - Probably found the liver laying around the office....
Kane County Coroner Charles West, whose trial on misconduct charges is pending, has undergone liver transplant surgery, his attorney said Wednesday in court.
West is awake, though not speaking, as he recovers at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago, attorney Gary Johnson told a Kane County judge.
Johnson said he did not know when West had the surgery. But he said the coroner’s prognosis is guarded.
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