The State vs. the Dead Body of Allen Smith

Date: 
January 19, 1867

Deceased

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

upon there Oath do say … he came to his death by means of a Pistol shot through the head inflicted by some person or persons unknown

Slave Status: 
Free

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at S.B. Chappells Residence

Source

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