The State vs. the Dead Body of George Watkins

Date: 
October 10, 1866

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Homicide
Cause of Death Method: 
gun
Inquest Finding: 

upon there oaths do say that George Watkins came to his death by a Gun shot wound in the hands of Newton Corley

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at George Watkins

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Newton Corley
Perpetrator Description: 
about 21 years of age Stroutly built about five feet six inches high dark complection dark eyes dark hair rather quck spoken weighs about one hundred and Eighty pounds has verry little beard
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