New Fayette County Coroner David Hejl was sworn into the position on Friday morning. Hejl was sworn in Friday morning at 8 am by Judge Don Sheafor. Hejl was officially approved by the Fayette County Board at their December meeting. Hejl takes over for the retiring Bruce Bowen, who is leaving the office after 17 years in the position. Hejl takes over to serve from January 1st, 2018 to November 30, 2018. An election for the remaining 2 years on the unexpired term of Bowen will be held in November 2018.