Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGLO 1974 NO. 9 > Jan 21 1974

In a fourth class county, where the prosecuting attorney serves as ex officio coroner, and where, due to a vacancy in the office of sheriff, the said prosecuting attorney in his capacity as coroner has also performed temporarily the duties of the sheriff by reason of RCW 36.24.010, the prosecuting attorney/coroner is not entitled to the sheriff's salary or fees for the period in which he performed the sheriff's duties.