March 14, 1990

Opinion concerning whether the Coroner of Horry County has the authority to change the cause of death on a death certificate from “suicide”, which was written on the certificate by a doctor who did not conduct an investigation, to “could not be determined”, after an investigation had been conducted.

Requested by: The Honorable Robert L. Edge, Jr., Coroner, Horry County

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