Section 6-9-25

Execution by coroner or special coroner.

When the office of sheriff is vacant and until his successor qualifies, when the sheriff is imprisoned, in cases to which he is a party, in cases in which he is interested or for any legal cause is incompetent to act, if such interest or cause appears on the face of the proceedings, the execution must be directed to, and executed by, the coroner or special coroner, as the case may be.

(Code 1852, §2429; Code 1867, §2844; Code 1876, §3186; Code 1886, §2889; Code 1896, §1887; Code 1907, §4088; Code 1923, §7803; Code 1940, T. 7, §516.)