The State vs. the Dead Body of Adeline Agnew

Date: 
May 14, 1871

Deceased

Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
knife
Inquest Finding: 

do say that…the said Adeline Agnew was killed and murdered by a knife in the hands of Shadrack Webster.

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
trial justice acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near the residence of Ephraim R. Cobb

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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