The State vs. the Dead Body of Lula Smith

I have seen her beat the child shameful, and have made her stop beating it several times

Date: 
June 22, 1894

Deceased

Description: 
child
Sex: 
Female
Cause of Death: 
Infanticide
Cause of Death Method: 
neglect
Inquest Finding: 

upon their oaths, do say: that the said Lula Smith aforesaid came to her death, by a cause unknown

Parent(s): 
Lucy Smith [step-mother]

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at James A Satcher's Plantation

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
Lucy Smith
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