Killed By Judge Lynch

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Fort Worth Daily Gazette
Place of publication: Fort Worth, Texas
Date of publication: Jul 11, 1891 12:00 am

Killed by Judge Lynch. ALA., July 10.- – A special from Tusealoosa says that Trigg’sstore was the place of the killing of a negro, Wash Bell, by a posse of white men. Wash Bell had been arrested for wife beating and was asleep in a room above the store with Officer Cunningham About midnight be- fore the day of his trial a posse broke into the store and shot Bell to death and fled be- fore they could be recognized. It developes that Bell seduced a white girl nearthe place of his death.