The State vs. the Dead Body of William

Date: 
November 10, 1856

Deceased

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

do say that the said negro man William came to his death from a wound in the back caused by a shot gun in the hands of some person or persons to the jurors unknown

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
John English

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near Prospect Church near the line of Richland and on the waters of Wayland's Creek
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
unknown
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