The State vs. the Dead Body of Green

I walked up to Green, and examined the wound, his bowels were out

Date: 
July 23, 1850

Deceased

Description: 
negro boy
Sex: 
Male
Race: 
Black
Owner: 
COD Category: 
Homicide
COD Method/Implement: 
knife
COD Inquest Finding: 

upon their Oaths do say . . .that the said boy, Green . . . did come to his death by the infliction of a wound by the hands of Joseph Haluaker, on Turkey Creek . . .by a knife

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of John Cheatham

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Inquest Images: 
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