Negro Is Lynched

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Daily Signal
Place of publication: Crowley, Louisiana
Date of publication: 1916-01-26

Livingstone, Ala., Jan 26- Richard Burton, a negro, charged with burglary and the wounding of a storekeeper, at Body station, was hanged by a mob of farmers near here early yesterday. Burton, with two other negroes, was discovered in a store at Boyd station late Monday night and he was overpowered stabbed the storekeeper several times.