The State vs. the Dead Body of T. Clark

Date: 
November 9, 1871

Deceased

Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that ... Tamar Clark came to her death from gun shot wounds, the said gun having been fired from the hands of Henry L. Hunter and having inflicted between ninety and one hundred wounds on the right breast, right shoulder and right fore arm ... with squirrel shot

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Henry L. Hunter's resident at Liberty Hill
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Henry L. Hunter
Images: 

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