The State vs. the Dead Body of Joseph Riddle

Date: 
April 10, 1856

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
sharp instrument
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say, that the said Riddle came to his death by a wound or stab with some cutting instrument inflicted just under the left ear by some hand to this jury unknown

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Hamburg

Source

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