The State vs. the Dead Body of William Mahan

Date: 
November 20, 1810

Deceased

Description: 
single man
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
hanging
Inquest Finding: 

upon the oaths … do say that the Sd Wm Mahan for want of the Grace of God & the instagation of the Divel Came to his Death by forcing a small hemp rope Round his neck to a Beam of the house in his own BeadRoom where with he hangd himd Self Dead

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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