The State vs. the Dead Body of Andrew Trapp

Date: 
December 4, 1869

Deceased

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

That the deceased came to his death from a Knife in the hands of a colored boy named Sam formerly the property of John Trapp and now living on his premises … upon their oaths aforesaid do say that the aforesaid Sam Trapp in manner & form aforesaid Andrew Trapp then and there feloniously did kill

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
LS acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
near Trapps Mills

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Sam Trapp
Perpetrator Description: 
colored boy
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