Deputy Coroner starts work in OC

On Monday, Oconee County welcomed its first salaried deputy coroner. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis announces that Jana Morris, who has been working as an administrative assistant in the office since last year, was chosen for the job. The Deputy Coroner works at the discretion of the Coroner and may perform any or all of the duties pertaining to the office of the Coroner. The Deputy Coroner is primarily responsible for death scene investigations to determine cause and manner of death within the jurisdiction of Oconee County per South Carolina statute.