Contact Information
544 Rood Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501

(970) 244-1898

Staff Members


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Biographies


Employment History

    • Pending




Employment History

    • Aircraft Mechanic 1997 - 2008: Duties performed included maintenance, rebuilding, and wreckage recovery
    • Graduated Colorado Northwestern Community College Rangely, CO Aviation Maintenance Technician program with High Honors 2001
    • Olathe Volunteer Fire Department Olathe, CO 2006 - 2010
    • Montrose Fire Department Montrose, CO 2008 - 2010
    • Community Hospital Emergency Department Tech Grand Junction, CO 2008 - 2011
    • Western Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Medical Assistant Grand Junction, CO 2011 – 2013
    • Lands End Volunteer Fire Department Whitewater, CO 2013 – 2014
    • American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigator 2013 - Present
    • Mesa County Coroner’s Office 2011 – present

Victor Yahn Chief Deputy Coroner


Experience

    • University of Northern Colorado, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Minor in Anthropology: Cum Laude: Fall 2014-Spring 2018
    • Office of the Medical Examiner, Forensic Autopsy Technician Intern: May 2017-August 2017
    • Reading for Change, Research Assistant : March 2018-May 2018
    • Colorado Human Remains Extraction and Recovery Team: February 2018- Present
    • Mesa County Coroner’s Office, Death Investigator: August 2018- Present

Nina Strayhorn

 


Employment History

    • Pending


Employment History 

    • Lands End Fire Department: Current Member, EMT-B/Firefighter
    • Mesa County Coroner’s Office; Death Investigator: 2013 - Present
    • American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigator

Chuck Nelson Deputy Coroner Photograph



Experience

    • Sam Houston State University, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice-Victim Studies: May 2014

    • Sherman Police Department, Criminalist: June 2017- January 2019

    • International Association of Identification, Crime Scene Investigator 2018

    • Texas Forensic Associates: Latent Print Examiner, Investigating Violent Crimes