The State vs. the Dead Body of Wesley Murrell

 She asked him who was at the house. He said "no one." She asked him who was with the baby. He replied "no one."

Date: 
January 6, 1869

Deceased

Description: 
colored
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
spade
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that said Wesley Murrell came to his death by [?] spade inflicted by the hands of Morris[?] Corbert[?]

Age Descriptor: 
child

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Col. W. J. Reynolds plantation
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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