Chapter 36.24 RCW

COUNTY CORONER

Sections
To act as sheriff under certain conditions.
InquestsJuryVenuePayment of costs.
Penalty for nonattendance of juror.
Duty of coroner's juryOath.
Power to summon witnessesSubpoenas.
Power to employ physician or surgeonCompensation.
Verdict of jury.
Testimony reduced to writing in certain cases and witnesses recognized.
Procedure where accused is under arrest.
Procedure where accused is at largeDelivery of findings to the prosecuting attorney.
Form of warrant.
Property of deceased.
Duty of treasurer.
Delivery to representatives.
Undisposed of remainsEntrusting to funeral homes or mortuaries.
District judge may act as coroner.
Coroner not to practice law.
Coroner not to be owner or employee of funeral home or mortuaryCounties with populations of forty thousand or more.
Audit of coroner's account.
Medical examinerWhen authorizedElectionQualifications for appointment.
NOTES:
Action against, limitation on: RCW 4.16.080.
Cemetery districts: Chapter 68.52 RCW.
Dead bodies
coroner's jurisdiction over, when: RCW 68.50.010.
coroner's right to dissect, when: RCW 68.50.100.
Duties relating to
execution of judgment: Chapter 6.17 RCW.
human remains, generally: Chapter 68.50 RCW.
public cemetery and morgue, management: RCW 68.52.020.
reports of death caused in motor vehicle accidents: RCW 46.52.050.
successors, delivery of documents and property to: RCW 36.28.120.
vital statistics: Chapter 70.58 RCW.
Labor disputes, arbitration of, service of process by: RCW 49.08.030.
State hospitals for individuals with mental illness, report of death of patient in, given coroner: RCW 72.23.190.
Vehicle of as emergency vehicle: RCW 46.04.040.
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