Aiken County has a new acting coroner

Chief Deputy Coroner Daryl Ables will serve out the remainder of former Coroner Tim Carlton's term. (Source: Aiken County Coroner's Office)
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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WRDW/WAGT) -- Gov. Henry McMaster has named a deputy coroner to serve out the rest of Tim Carlton's term.

McMaster said Chief Deputy Coroner Daryl Ables will serve as Aiken County's coroner until 2020.

After that, Ables will be able to seek a full term during the 2020 election.

Carlton passed away earlier this year following a battle with cancer.