Ephraim Mayfield

First Name: Ephraim
Last Name: Mayfield
Cause of Death
COD Category: 
COD Method/Implement: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that the body of Ephraim Mayfield was found laying about two hundred and fifty yards from his dwelling within about seven feet of where a quantity of blood was discovered with his shirt collar unbuttoned and neatly rolled down. both hands very bloody with a wound across his throat some eight inches in length and two + half in depth having the appearance of four strokes. A small double bladed knife with the big blade open and was bloody....Our verdit is...that he purpetrated the dead himself.

COD Short Description: 
stabbed with small double-bladed knife
Original Record: 

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