The State vs. the Dead Body of Joseph Burgess

Date: 
October 16, 1824

Deceased

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

say upon their oaths the said Joseph Burgess in manner and form came to his death by a stroke or blows withs with a gun across his right ear and the back part of his head. Supposed to have been effected from every circumstance in our view by George McKnight

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the premises of Mrs. Hales[?]
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
George McKnight
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