Section 18-2-8

Inquest of jury to be executed, signed and returned.

The inquest of the jury must be reduced to writing, signed by a majority of them and delivered to the sheriff, and by him returned in five days thereafter to the court of probate.

(Code 1852, §2100; Code 1867, §2492; Code 1876, §3566; Code 1886, §3192; Code 1896, §1735; Code 1907, §3896; Code 1923, §7515; Code 1940, T. 19, §41.)