The State vs. the Dead Body of May Lipscomb

her husband said that she had fell on the corner or edge of trunk caused the bruises on the back of her head.

Date: 
May 3, 1889

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say that the said Mary Lipscomb died of apoplexy

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Cowpens

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Images: 

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