The State vs. the Dead Body of Aron

Date: 
June 15, 1862

Deceased

Description: 
slave, boy
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Suicide
Cause of Death Method: 
hanging
Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do say that the boy came to his death by commiting suicide by hanging himself with a vine to a dogwood tree

Slave Status: 
Slave
Owner: 
Jones Tompkins

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near the White house

Source

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