2019 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - Criminal Procedure.
Chapter 4 - Coroners' Inquests.
Section 15-4-3 - Subpoenas for witnesses; witnesses to be summoned and examined.
In an inquest under this chapter, the coroner may issue subpoenas for witnesses returnable forthwith or at such time and place as he may appoint. He must summon and examine as a witness any person who, in his opinion or that of any of the jury, has any knowledge of the facts; and he may also summon as a witness a surgeon or physician who must inspect the body in the presence of the jury and give a professional opinion as to the cause of death.(Code 1852, §814; Code 1867, §4365; Code 1876, §3993; Code 1886, §4803; Code 1896, §4926; Code 1907, §7164; Acts 1911, No. 40, p. 22; Code 1923, §4550; Acts 1927, No. 445, p. 497; Code 1940, T. 15, §78.)