Crawford coroner indicted on violation of oath of office charge

ROBERTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Crawford County Coroner Allen O’Neal was indicted today, after he was accused of violating his oath of office. 

District Attorney David Cooke claims O’Neal didn’t respond to a death call in May and also ordered the deputy coroner not work that case. Investigators say O’Neal fire him once he did respond. 

The governor’s office is receiving a copy of the indictment. The governor is expected to appoint a commission to review the case to determine whether O’Neal will be suspended from office since he’s an elected official. 

Categories: Crawford County, Local News

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