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§ 152‑5.  Fees ofcoroners.

Fees of coroners shall be the same as are or may be allowed sheriffs insimilar cases:

For holding an inquest over a dead body, five dollars ($5.00); ifnecessarily engaged more than one day, for each additional day, five dollars($5.00).

For burying a pauper over whom an inquest has been held, all necessaryand actual expenses, to be approved by the board of county commissioners, andpaid by the county. (Code, s. 3743;1903, c. 781; Rev., s. 2775; C.S., s. 3905; 1967, c. 1154, s. 6.)