The State vs. the Dead Body of J. J. Jennings

the Body was so mutilated and disfigured that she could see no feathre [sic] but known [sic] the Buttons on his Vest and his knife in his pocket

Date: 
November 16, 1860

Deceased

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

upon there oaths do say that … on his own premises Murdered himself by fireing his Gin house and was found with in the same

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at J J Jennings

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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