The State vs. the Dead Body of infant male child

I saw blood all along the track[?] in the garden & took a stick and scratched about and found a male child buried not more than two inches under the ground.

Date: 
March 27, 1879

Deceased

Description: 
infant male child
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Infanticide
Cause of Death Method: 
suffocation, exposure
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the aforesaid unknown male child came to his death from causes to this jury unknown

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Greenville

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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