Marlboro County, South Carolina


The State Paper Friday October 21 1904

Homicide In Marlboro
Wm Sweat Died From a Blow Delivered by Frank Seat.

Special to the State---Oct 20—The coroner’s jury is investigating a homicide which occurred near here on Sunday. Frank Seat struck Wm Sweat with a piece of an ax handle while Sweat was advancing on him with a drawn knife. Sweat’s skull was fractured and he died Tuesday evening. Seat made no effort to escape and is now in the guardhouse here.

Submitted by Carolyn Klear, 2004.


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