The State vs. the Dead Body of Tandy Holmes

I found him having convulstion ? I found small fractures of bone sticking in the brain

Date: 
September 21, 1894

Deceased

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

upon their oaths do say, We find that Tandy Holmes, came to his death by a blow on the head, with a gun in the hands of T.K. McKenny and that the said McKenny struck said blow in self defense and was justifiable in so doing

Coroner

Coroner: 
Coroner Title: 
trial justice acting as coroner

Location

Inquest Location: 
at or on Dr. W.C. Prescotts Plantation

Source

South Carolina Department of Archives & History
Columbia, SC

Perpetrator

Perpetrator: 
T.K. McKenny
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