The State vs. the Dead Body of Mack Kirkland

Date: 
October 31, 1868

Deceased

Description: 
colored man
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
pistol
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Mac Kirkland came to his death on Main Street in the town of Camden ... from wounds in the breast from a pistol fired ... by one William Killz

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Camden
City: 
Camden, S.C.
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
William Killz
Keywords: 
alcohol
Images: 

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