Hanged By Indignant Citizens

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Nashville Banner
Place of publication: Nashville, TN
Date of publication: Jul 19, 1884 12:00 am
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Hanged by Indignant Citizens. 1By Western Associated TUSCALOOBA, ALA., July 19.- Henry Burke, colored, who attempted to out- rage a little white girl, was captured last night in the garret of an old house. A mob at midnight took him from jail and hanged him to a tree in the street and put five bullets in his body.