The State vs. the Dead Body of Sarah Shacleford

Date: 
September 3, 1849

Deceased

Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
hanging
Inquest Finding: 

upon there [sic] oaths do say that she did hang herself voluntarily with a small silk handkerchief suspended from the limb of a post oak on this day about 9 o'clock A.M.

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of Richard Shacleford

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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