The State vs. the Dead Body of infant, (male)

Date: 
April 29, 1857

Deceased

Description: 
infant, (male)
Notes: 
child of Mrs Matilda Reynolds, wife of Mitchell Reynolds
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Infanticide
Cause of Death Method: 
drugs
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say … from the effects of Laudanum … administerted by Mrs Matilda Reynolds … the aforesaid infant (male child) in manner and for aforesaid, Matilda Reynolds, then and there feloniously did Kill

Parent(s): 
Matilda Reynolds

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Potterville

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Matilda Reynolds
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