Lynched For Attempted Rape

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Leavenworth Standard
Place of publication: Leavenworth, Kansas
Date of publication: Jul 19, 1884 12:00 am
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Lynched For Attempted Rape. Chicago, July 19.-The Daily News’ Tuscaloosa, Alabama, special says that Henry Burke, colored, who attempted to outrage a little white girl, was cap- tured last night in the garret of an old house. A mob at midnight took him from jail and banged him to a tree in the street, They first put five bullets in his body.