STANTON, Neb. -- A long-serving northeast Nebraska sheriff is adding an additional certification to his resume.

Stanton County Sheriff Mike Unger announced Friday that he has completed a three-day advanced training for coroners and death investigations.

The training conference was held in Collinsville, Ill., presented by the Illinois Coroners and Medical Examiners Association.

Unger is the primary death investigator for all deaths in Stanton County. According to Unger, he has more 1,000 hours of advanced training in post-mortem examinations.