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More Details Surface In Death of State Hospital Worker
More details are surfacing in the on the job death of an Oregon State Hospital employee who died Wednesday night. 36-year old Matthew Barron of Salem reportedly died of natural causes between 6 and 6:30p.m. An autopsy is pending. Barron is survived by a wife and 3 children. He had worked for nearly three years as a mental health security technician. When a death occurs at O.S.H., the Oregon State Police is contacted to conduct an investigation. No criminal conduct is suspected.