The State vs. the Dead Body of Henry Blassingham

After Nelson shot Blassingham he finished his breakfast and then went off.

Date: 
July 10, 1880

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say that … the said Henry Blassingham came to his death from the effects of a gun shot wound. The gun ebing in the hands of Frank Nelson. The ball entering the body to the left and a little above the left nipple and ranging[?] upwards

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Greenville

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Frank Nelson
Keywords: 
domestic abuse
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