The State vs. the Dead Body of Berry Butler

Date: 
October 9, 1892

Deceased

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

upon their Oaths do Say that he Bearry Butler Came to his death by a pistol in the hands of John Gamillion

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at J. H Lagroons[?] plantation

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
John Gamillion
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