2019 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - Criminal Procedure.
Chapter 4 - Coroners' Inquests.
- Section 15-4-1 - Duty of coroner to take sworn statement on death; direction to summon jury; service, compensation, and oath of jurors.
- Section 15-4-2 - Examination of body and report by coroner; postmortem, autopsy or internal examination of body and report by physician or surgeon.
- Section 15-4-3 - Subpoenas for witnesses; witnesses to be summoned and examined.
- Section 15-4-4 - Service of subpoenas; proceedings against defaulting witnesses; endorsement as presumptive evidence of default.
- Section 15-4-5 - Refusal of witness to answer questions.
- Section 15-4-6 - Right of coroner to administer oaths.
- Section 15-4-7 - Rendition of verdict by jury and certification by inquisition; contents of inquisition.
- Section 15-4-8 - Return of inquisition and preliminary investigation to circuit court; undertaking of witnesses to appear in court.
- Section 15-4-9 - Issuance and execution of arrest warrant for accused; appearance of accused before judge.
- Section 15-4-10 - Money and property of deceased to be delivered to county treasurer; exception; disposition of property and proceeds therefrom.
- Section 15-4-11 - Fees of physician or surgeon for postmortem, autopsy and internal examinations; recovery of costs by county against estate.
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