The State vs. the Dead Body of Sarah Scurry

Date: 
September 28, 1844

Deceased

Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
drowning
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say that she Sarah Scurry came to her death by her own act they say she did voluntarily go down in the Saluda River … and feloniously did drown herself

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the House of Sarah Scurry

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
Images: 
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