The State vs. the Dead Body of James Mayes

Date: 
March 24, 1870

Deceased

Description: 
infant
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Infanticide
Cause of Death Method: 
suffocation
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said James Mays came to his death at A. M. Gilreaths … cause unknown … misfortune or accident

Parent(s): 
Joanner[?] Mayes

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
taken [???]

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Charles Mayes
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