The State vs. the Dead Body of H. P. Church

Date: 
December 27, 1842

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
alcohol
Inquest Finding: 

Upon their Oaths the Jurors aforesaid do say, that the said H.P. Church … had been intoxicated for several days or weeks and in that situation he decd … died in consequence of drinking intoxicating liquors to excess

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
in the house of C. H. Goodman in the Vilage of Edgefield

Source

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