The State vs. the Dead Body of Scipio

Date: 
April 1, 1862

Deceased

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

upon there oaths do say that Scipio came to his death by two blows on the head … with a hatchet or some sharp instrument in the hands of some person unknown

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
E. J. Youngblood

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at E. J. Youngbloods

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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