Execution Report in Iowa

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Daily Times
Place of publication: Davenport, IA
Date of publication: Jan 26, 1889 12:00 am
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Died on the Gallows. BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Jan. 26.–At Eutaw, Green County, Ala., yesterday, Jim Seams, a colored man, was hanged for the murder of Deputy Sheriff Autrey a year ago. Seams protested to the last that he shot the deputy in self-defense. His neck was broken by the fall.