Milwaukee County Medical Examiner Brian Peterson retires

Milwaukee County Medical Examiner Brian Peterson.

The Milwaukee County medical examiner is stepping down.

According to a statement from Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley, Monday, Sept. 19, Dr. Brian Peterson's retirement is effective immediately.

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"Today, Brian Peterson shared his intention to retire from his role as Milwaukee County Examiner. His retirement is effective immediately. On behalf of Milwaukee County, I offer my deepest gratitude to Dr. Peterson for his many years of work and service," said Crowley. "I wish him and his family a healthy and fulfilling retirement. Deputy Medical Examiner Dr. Wieslawa Tlomak, MD now serves as interim Milwaukee County Medical Examiner."