The Trumbull County Coroner’s office has hired a Board Certified Forensic Pathologist.
Dr. George Sterbenz, the former Chief Deputy Medical Examiner of Summit County, is filling the vacant position.
Sterbenz is highly qualified and has more than 28 years of experience, according to the Coroner’s Office.
The position has been open since the death of Dr. Humphrey Germaniuk last April. Germaniuk served as both the coroner and the forensic pathologist.
Autopsies are conducted by forensic pathologists.
Dr. Thomas James is working as Trumbull County’s coroner.