Alabama Negro Lynched

Source Type: article
Publisher: Daily Arkansas Gazette
Place of publication: Little Rock, Arkansas
Date of publication: 1916-01-26
Transcript:

Livingston, Ala., Jan. 25.- Richard Burton, negro, charged with burglary and the wounding of a storekeeper at Boyd Station, was hanged by a mob near here today. Burton and two other negroes were discovered in a store at Boyd Station, was hanged by a mob here today. Burton and two other negroes were discovered in a store at Boyd Station late last night. Burton stabbed the storekeeper several times.He was being brought to jail here when the mob overpowered his guard and hanged the negro to a tree.

Citation:

(1916, January 26). Alabama Negro Lynched. Daily Arkansas Gazette, pp.. 1.