The State vs. the Dead Body of Warren Kirkland

his father William Kirkland did beat his brother Warren now dead here, very severely of the head with an old heavy chain

Date: 
November 16, 1858

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say that the aforesaid Warren Kirkland did come to his death by means unknown

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Benjamin Bartons

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
William Kirkland
Perpetrator Description: 
father
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