The State vs. the Dead Body of Aaron Hughes

Date: 
October 15, 1865

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say that said Aaron Hughes ... was feloniously killed and murdered by being shot in the mouth with a small ball and being struck a severe blow across the nose and ... then dragged across the road into the woods … by some person or persons to the jurors unknown

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the residence of Aaron Hughes

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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