The State vs. the Dead Body of George Franklin

Date: 
December 4, 1866

Deceased

Description: 
of color
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that … he came to his death by means of a gun shot which entered about five inches below the right nipple & passed out just above the left [?] bone at Thor[?] Callaway's still house

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Hush[?] Creek

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
unknown
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