The State vs. the Dead Body of Samuel

Date: 

Deceased

Description: 
Negro Man
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

the Decd had been missing ever since Sunday…he would search the Mill pond as he had been seen in the neighborhood…and found him floating on the water in the pond about 12 feet from the Dam….That he knew of no enemy the Decd had had never heard of any threats--thought it was accidental.

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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