The State vs. the Dead Body of Joseph Hughes

with a club stick or board hit the said Joseph Hughes over the head inflicting three severe wounds in the forehead and bruising the head nearly all over

Date: 
July 25, 1853

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
club, stick, or board
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that James A. Price did … at his own house in the said District with a club, stick or board hit the said Joseph Hughes over the head inflicting three severe wounds in the forehead and bruising the head nearly all over

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the house of James A. Price
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
James A. Price
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