The State vs. the Dead Body of Unknown

saw the carkas [sic] of a freedman ? was partly eat up except legs and thighs

Date: 
August 30, 1866

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
unknown
Inquest Finding: 

upon there Oaths do say from all circumstances he came to his death by the Visitation of God as the body had bin dead some time and the flesh was consumed or decayed from the skeleton the bones was all hole[?]

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Fosity[?] Creek ford

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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