The State vs. the Dead Body of William Brotton

Date: 
October 1, 1820

Deceased

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

do say upon thare [sic] oaths … that on the 30th of Sep't 1820 we believe that Zury[?] Vice shot him the s'd. Brotton in the neck under the jaw or in his jaw with a shot gun

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
Justice of the Peace

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of Ely Vice

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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