The State vs. the Dead Body of Richard

Date: 
April 21, 1863

Deceased

Description: 
negroe Boy
Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
train
Inquest Finding: 

by the oaths of the Jurors they do say the said boy came to his death by being on the above named night Express train comeing to Augusta Ga Contrary to the order of his Master as he was run away and was Killed in the Smash up of Cars at the Brooks Culbert

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
M.E.D. acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
in the District of Edgefield

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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