The State vs. the Dead Body of Lucius Walker

Date: 
October 5, 1869

Deceased

Sex: 
Male
Cause of Death: 
Accident
Cause of Death Method: 
machinery
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths do say: "That Lucius Walker came to his death by having accidentally fallen into the machinery of the Cotton gin of Mr James Dozier. His body passing through a pair of cog wheels in motion and breaking his spine

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
magistrate and acting coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at James Doziers plantation

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC
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