The State vs. the Dead Body of infant Child

a parcel of human bones there being found in a stump

Date: 
August 22, 1842

Deceased

Description: 
infant Child
Cause of Death: 
Infanticide
Inquest Finding: 

do say that the bones shown to them at the Stump was the bones of an infant [?] Child and it appeared that they had been put there for the purpose of Consealing them [??] they war put thare in the flesh or cleand of flesh is to us unknown

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at or near Mrs Marium Kershaw plantation
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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