Section 11-5-51

Reimbursement of expenses.

The actual expenses incurred by the coroner in performing the duties set out herein shall be reimbursed as follows: If the autopsy or any other postmortem examination is ordered as provided in Section 36-18-2, the costs incurred for storage and transportation of the body to a facility operated by the Department of Forensic Sciences for the purpose of performing the autopsy or any other postmortem examination shall be paid by the law enforcement agency, excluding the office of the district attorney or grand jury, with primary jurisdiction over the investigation surrounding the death.

(Act 2010-542, p. 943, §2.)