Former Chatham County Commissioners
are calling out the Chatham County Coroner for "very, very bad decisions" and
writing letters warning of potential numerous felonies regarding the office.
speaking out, but they're not saying much.
audit into former County Coroner Dr. James Metts who resigned in December amid
controversy is being conducted.
are a lot of questions over how Metts used the money and the position of the
coroner's office secretary. While the county won't say if the FBI is involved,
the new county chairman and the former county chairman both opened up on the
situation on Wednesday morning.
"I was so disappointed when I heard about the
issue with the coroner's office, but until they are thoroughly investigated and
findings are fully understood, I think all comments should come from the county
attorney," said Chatham County Commission Chairman Al Scott.
"It's not trying to
hide anything, but there is a procedure that has to be done and then once it is
completed, then I think our attorney will be able to answer your questions,"
said former Chatham County Commission Chairman Pete Liakakis.
a Nov. 11 e-mail sent to Likakis and County Manager Russ Abolt, Chatham County Commissioner
and former Savannah Police Chief David Gellatly wrote, "You have very real
potential of numerous felonies committed by person or persons in a high semi-law
suggested the three of them and the auditor meet with the FBI as soon as