"this the 10th July 1854 Critenden Co Ky: We the Jurors Sommoned and
qualified for the purpose of examining the body of Wm. McKee who was
found dead Near the town of Dycusburg do Report that we have examined
the body and find Marks of Violence or suposed to be by as we find
bruises from little cuts and holes having the appearance of shot holes
and other Marks of violence." [signed] Thos. T. Thompson forman,
Charles Addy, John C. Martin, J.W. Smith, L.T. Gwinn, A.B. Wallis, P.P.
McIntire, F.J. Burks, J.W. Bice, A. Lindley, Thos. R. Jarrett, Wm.
Brashear, J.J[?] Bishop Police Judge of Dycusburg.
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