The State vs. the Dead Body of Unknown

Date: 
June 26, 1856

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that after such examination as was in their power to make they are clearly of opinion that the decased came to his death by falling into the ditch leading from Bolton's[?] Branch while in a state of intoxication and being unable to help himself was drowned

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at a spot near the Wateree River and on or near the Road leading to Chesnut's Ferry
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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