Section 12-16-231

Discharge of juror after retirement of jury.

If after the jury retire one of them becomes so sick as to prevent the discharge of his duty or any other cause or accident occurs to prevent their being kept together for deliberation, they may be discharged.

(Code 1852, §650; Code 1867, §4202; Code 1876, §4907; Code 1886, §4454; Code 1896, §5278; Code 1907, §7312; Code 1923, §8694; Code 1940, T. 30, §99.)