The State vs. the Dead Body of John W. Meeks

Date: 
May 4, 1872

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gunshot
Inquest Finding: 

do say that….the said John W. Meeks was killed by gun-shot wound, and violent battery with gun on the back of his neck

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
trial justice acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Brown & Rice's Mill

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
William Brock
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