If any juror fails to appear, the coroner shall immediately summon the proper number from the bystanders, and proceed to impanel them, and administer the following oath in substance: "You do solemnly swear, or affirm, that you will diligently inquire, and true presentment make, when, how, and by what means the person about whom this inquest is being held came to his death, according to your knowledge and the evidence given you, so help you God."
Source: G.L. 512. G.S. 616. R.S. 08: 1301. C.L. 8776. CSA: C. 45, 123. CRS 53: 35-6-7. C.R.S. 1963: 35-6-7. L. 81: Entire section amended, p. 1440, 4, effective June 4.