The State vs. the Dead Body of Apling

saw dec'd, remains very much torn up and the ... head bones separated from the neck bones

Date: 
April 5, 1849

Deceased

Description: 
negro man
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

do say upon their oaths do say that they believe the decd to be the remains of Ap or Apling … and that he came to death by a leaden ball shot from a gun[?] or pistol by the hands of some person or persons unknown

Owner: 
Martin Posey

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
in the woods in said district near the Lexington line on a branch of McGier Creek

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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