Mobile Mob Storms County Jail = 2 Citizens Wounded

Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: The Baldwin Times
Place of publication: Bay Minette, AL
Date of publication: 10/4/1906

He was not taken to the jail at all and, was at least eight miles from the city when the mob approached the jail. After being shot in the hand, Mr. Lyons came outside and in-formed the “mob that Mr. Hoyle had been shot through the lung. The crowd then dispersed. An examination of little Ruth Sossaman, ‘ made by Drs. W. B. Jackson and O. II. Harris, dw- ,’ closed the fact that she was badly injured. Her neck shows marks of the brutes hands where he choked her. Later Roy Hoyle died at 1:20 o’clock Wednesday morning from injuries by gun shot. officer Bay Hoyle has been in Mobile for a number of vears. and there are few more popular young men in Mobile. He was reared in Baldwin county and has many relatives in this section.


“Mobile Mob Storms County Jail = 2 Citizens Wounded.” The Baldwin Times (Bay Minette, AL), October 04, 1906.