The State vs. the Dead Body of Eisex Brown

Friendly Gowdin being sworn testified that he had reason to believe that his wife Sarah was on terms of criminal intimacy with the deceased

Date: 
February 12, 1869

Deceased

Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
stick
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that the said Eisex Brown came to his death from two blows upon the head inflicted with a stick in the hands of Friendly Gowdin [?]

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at John Canty's plantation
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Friendly Gowdin [?]
Keywords: 
prostitution; adultery
Images: 

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