The State vs. the Dead Body of Mastin Comer

the Knife blade broke loose from the handle and remained in the head of deceast and had to be drawn with a pair strong nipers[?]

Date: 
January 6, 1862

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say … that the deceased came to his death by a wound inflicted in the forepart of the head by seaborn[?] woolbright with a knife

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Mastin Comer's
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
seaborn woolbright
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