Attorney Geoffrey Kirsch (Photo: LEAH VOSS / TCPALM)
MARTIN COUNTY – Attorney Stewart and his wife, who were found dead last week in Their home in the city of Palm City died of "complications of hepatitis A," the spokeswoman for the office of a medical expert on the coast of treasures reports.
The method of death was natural, said Christine Canar, the administrative head of the examination department.
Jeffrey Kirsch and his wife Nancy Kirsch, both 62, were found dead at their home in Palm City on March 28.
According to Atlanta's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hepatitis A is an infectious disease of the liver with the hepatitis A virus. It spreads through food or water contaminated with feces. Symptoms include stomach ache, loss of appetite, nausea and fatigue. This is prevented by vaccination against it.
Teresa Hewitt, paranorist Jeffrey Kirsch for three years, and Randall Fischer, a lawyer who worked with him, both said that Jeffrey Kirsch was ill because of what seemed to be flu about a week before he died and was "extremely sick ".
"They (both Jeffrey and Nancy Kirsch) both were so sick, and I honestly think that he was so sick that he did not think clearly," said Fischer.
Representative of the Sheriff District of Martin Christine Christopher wrote in the electronic Letter on Thursday night that the agency had completed its investigation and found no dishonest game nor any criminal case to the death of a couple. 16:50 On March 27, after a relative said that they were sick and did not respond to phone calls, Jeffrey Kirch met with the deputies at the door and told them that he and Nancy were ill, but they did not need medical attention.
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The deputies said they were returning home the next day after they received another call to check the couple and found both of them dead.
According to the Ministry of Health of Florida in the county of Martin, hepatitis A may spread when someone touches objects, food or beverages that are contaminated with feces from a person with hepatitis A.
Renee Rousse, spokeswoman for the department Florida Healthcare in the County of Martin, said that on Thursday afternoon, the agency did not investigate any restaurants or businesses in the district for carrying out hepatitis A.
Rousseau said that there was no contaminated food or water in the district.
More detailed information was not available on Thursday
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