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Supporting survivors

After deaths, the sheriff's office reaches out.

In the wake of a sudden, traumatic death of a loved one, shocked survivors struggle with the aftermath of grief and the necessity to make practical decisions like funeral arrangements. So last fall, the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office launched a victim services unit, which sends volunteers out to aid survivors of "unexpected deaths"--"homicide, suicide,

 
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