John McLeod

First Name: John
Last Name: McLeod
Cause of Death
COD Category: 
COD Inquest Finding: 

have unanimously agreed that the said John McLeod has received his Death by unavoidable accident as he was pouring liquor into a barrel or cask . . . which liquor caught on fire and busted the said cask and as we suppose one of the staves struck the said deceased by which which we think he rec'd his death together with the volume of flame which issued from s'd spirits as on examination we found his face mortally cut and his body much burnt

COD Short Description: 
pouring liquor into cask caught fire
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