The State vs. the Dead Body of Larkin Swearengen

He then went immediately to his chest and got his razor and immediately cut his throat

Date: 
April 1, 1852

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
razor
Inquest Finding: 

Upon their Oaths do say that the said Larkin Swearengen came to his death, by a wound in the throat inflicted with a razor, by his own hand

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at the hous of Larkin Swearengen

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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