Walters, 021880 MSAGO, 19800218

Docket Nº:19800218
Case Date:February 18, 1980
Court:South Carolina
Honorable James A. Walters
No. 19800218
Mississippi Attorney General Opinions
February 18, 1980
         Honorable James A. Walters          Attorney at Law          401 7th Street, North          Columbus, Mississippi 39701          Section 19-21-11           Dear Mr. Walters:          Attorney General Bill Allain has received your opinion request of February 11, 1980, and has assigned it to me for reply. In your letter you state:
“This county had some problems with our last coroner regarding holding inquests. I need an opinion from your office as to what constitutes 'sudden or casual deaths' as set out in the above code section.”
         An exact determination of the boundaries of the phrase “sudden or casual death” is impossible to set in the abstract as each instance necessarily involves a factual determination. However, this does not mean there are no guidelines on this matter.          In answering your question, we examined our previous opinions and we enclose copies of three opinions we believe...

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