The State vs. the Dead Body of Prophet Burt

Date: 
December 29, 1866

Deceased

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

upon there oath do say that the said Prophet Burt freedman came to his death by two stabs or cuts one on the side of his head the other on the back of his neck with a knife or some sharp pointed instrument in the hands of some person unknown

Slave Status: 
Free

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at E.N. Troys

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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