Negro Bound Over

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Columbus Commercial
Place of publication: Columbus, Mississippi
Date of publication: 1916-08-06

Justice of the Peace T. M. Cummings went to Crawford Wednesday to sit with Justice J. O. Hinkle, of that town, at the preliminary trial of Sam Meakin, Sr., a negro charged with having aided in the escape of his son, Sam Meakin, Jr., who killed Constable Upton in that town several weeks ago. Meakin was placed under bond in the sum of $100 to await the action of the grand jury, The younger negro, who made his escape after the killing, was later captured near Pickensville, Ala., and strung up to a tree.


August 6, 1916; The Columbus Commercial, Negro Bound Over, VOL. XXIL. No. 30. pp.1