The State vs. the Dead Body of infant child

heard Mrs. C say that if she ever had another child she would kill

Date: 
July 21, 1851

Deceased

Description: 
infant child
Cause of Death: 
Infanticide
Cause of Death Method: 
suffocation
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that … said infant cause to its death by misfortune or accident either in the act of being born or short time after its birth

Parent(s): 
Elizabeth Campbell

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the residence of Mrs. Elizabeth Campbell

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Elizabeth Campbell
Keywords: 
children
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