A Rapist Mobbed

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Galveston Daily News
Place of publication: Galveston, TX
Date of publication: Jul 11, 1891 12:00 am

A Rapist Mobbed. BIRMINGIAM, Ala., July 10.-A special to the News from Tuscaloosa saye that Trigg’s store was the place of killing of the negro Wash Bell by T. posse of white mon. Bell had been arrested for wife beating and was asleop in a room above the store with Officer Cunning- bmw. About midnight before the day of his trial the posse broke into the store and shot Boll to death and fled before they could be recognized. It develops that Bell seduced n white girl near the place of his death.