Thursday, January 30, 2020

Just Deserts?


Cannon Co., Tenn. (1898)
10/1/1898: Execution of judgment on a killer’s property in settlement of a civil suit for a homicide the previous year caused killer and friends and friends to ambush those executing the judgment, killing four and fatally wounding a fifth man.
Category: public
Suicide: no
Cause: revenge
Weapon: shotguns[1]

Murfreesboro, Tenn. (1898)
10/2/1898: Leader of previous mass murder was lynched with two associates..
Category: public
Suicide: no
Cause: lynch
Weapon: unknown[2]

1 comment:

James Gibson said...

Correction to your second note. Weapon: unknown (correction- Hemp)