Lexington County Coroner’s Office

Lexington County Coroner has identified the person whose body was found in a wooded area

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the person whose body was found ina wooded area on Roundtree Court in the Gaston area of Lexington County at approximately 2:18 p.m. Thursday. According to Fisher, Mr. Joseph Matthew Kosmos, 37, of Lexington was reported as a missingperson in May, and his body was discovered by the […]


Lexington County overdose deaths spike in 2020, suicides up too

Unofficial data for the year 2020 from the Lexington County Coroner’s Office indicates that overdose deaths were up sharply in 2020. Suicides were up too. (Lexington County Coroner’s Office photo) There were 60 overdose deaths in 2019, and 104 in 2020, according to unofficial totals. Candace Berry, Chief Deputy Coroner in the office of Lexington […]