NEW BROCKTON, Ala. (WDHN) — Last week, a new sheriff and coroner were sworn into office in
Coffee County. Now a workplace change is making sure they are within close range of each other.

Currently, the coroner has limited space in the basement of the Coffee County Courthouse in Enterprise.

Whether death is ruled foul play or natural, both coroner, Arnold Woodham, and Sheriff Scott Byrd says having the coroner’s office located in the sheriff’s complex in New Brockton will help in an investigation.

Woodham believes by having a fully functioning office in the sheriff’s complex will also be helpful when speaking to and comforting the loved ones of the deceased.