The State vs. the Dead Body of James Hembree

Date: 
September 24, 1835

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
club and knife
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that the said James Hembree…was killed and murderd by Nancy Black and Samuel Black by striking with a club or stick on the neck and shoulders and stabbing with a knife or dirk through the muscular part of the left thigh

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
Justice of the Peace

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of Jesse Hembree

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Nancy & Samuel Black
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