The State vs. the Dead Body of infant child

Date: 
December 14, 1877

Deceased

Description: 
infant child
Cause of Death: 
Infanticide
Cause of Death Method: 
unknown/fire
Inquest Finding: 

upon their Oaths do say that … Ella Talbert did murder her own child with some instrument unknown then burned it

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
trial justice acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at Dr. K N Hudsons plantation

Source

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