The Coroner is required to hold inquests as prescribed in
the Penal Code (§31-2801, I.C.), to provide for the burial of unclaimed
bodies (§31-2802, I.C.), to handle and properly dispose of property found on
corpses (§§31-2803 and 2804, I.C.), and to act as Sheriff under certain
circumstances (§§31-2806 and 2807, I.C.).