The State vs. the Dead Body of two negro children

a negro woman named Sunaka Another of said children property of said Ellis Palmer did ... choake the said children

Date: 
June 4, 1824

Deceased

Description: 
two negro children
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
suffocation
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths that a negro woman named Sunaka Another of said children property of said Ellis Palmer did … choake the said children with a glove

Owner: 
Ellis Palmer

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Ellis Palmers
County: 

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Sunaka
Perpetrator Description: 
slave
Perpetrator Slave Status: 
Slave
Perpetrator Owner: 
Keywords: 
slave-slave violence
Images: 
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