Friday, January 7, 2022

Surprises Along the Way

 Senatobia, Miss. (1932)

10/17/1932: In retaliation for the killing of a deputy sheriff by a black man, the sheriff led a mob of 300 to the home a black judge believed to be friends with the missing killer.  They disclaimed any knowledge of the killer’s whereabouts; the mob then shot to family of five to death.

Category: residential

Suicide: no

Cause: lynch

Weapon: firearms[1]

[1] "Mob Slays Family," [Seattle, Wash.] Northwest Enterprise, Oct. 20, 1932, 1.

A black judge in 1932 Mississippi; who'd a think it?

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