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Sabb asserted the American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators (ABMDI) was protecting the status of coroners and deputy coroners by not allowing persons who were in other positions to accrue death investigation hours. He is asserting she would have death investigation experience because she answered phone calls in the night to dispatch a coroner or deputy coroner to a scene, as well as experience because she requested medical records and personal records of the deceased. However, Tyson countered with the fact that this is state law. Tyson asserted that nowhere in state law or with the ABMDI does it say that an administrative assistant is a death investigator. Shawn Kent of Kent Law Firm, representing the Clarendon County Board of Elections, questioned Mock. He verified Mock does not think the Board of Elections did anything wrong, and they were not notified of an issue prior to the suit. The attorney representing the Clarendon County and the South Carolina Democratic Parties asked Mock if he had notified the Clarendon County Democratic Party. He verified he had. However, he had not brought a formal protest at that time, as he was not told he had that option. Court recessed at 12:50 and will reconvene after a brief lunch break. Manning Times will continue to give updates as they become available.