|Publisher:||The Public Ledger|
|Place of publication:||Maysville, KY|
|Date of publication:||7/6/1892|
|Source URL:||View Source|
NEGRO LYNCHED. Men and Dogs Pursue Him and the Former Shoot Him to Pieces. BIRMINGMAH, Ala., July 6.– News has been received in this city of the attempted outrage of two women near Jasper, some thirty miles from here, by a negro. Sunday morning the negro was passing along the road by the house of one Brickwell, a few miles from Jasper. Miss Brickwell a young woman,was in the lane near the house. The negro caught her by the arm, but her streams caused him to run off and she ran into the house. A few hours afterward the negro crossed the field of Mr. William Killgore. Mrs. Killgore was gathering berries not far from the house. The negro caught her; she screamed so loudly that it brought her husband, who was at the house, to her assistance. The husband followed him to Black Warrior creek and fired several shots at him. With the assistance ot dogs the chase was continued, and Tuesday morning at an early hour, the negro was found in a tree. There were no less than two hundred men and numerous dogs on his trail. As soon as discovered volley after vollev was poured into him, tearing his body to pieces. The negro’s name is not known.
“NEGRO LYNCHED: Men and Dogs Pursue Him and the Former Shoot Him to Pieces.” The Public Ledger (Maysville, KY), July 06, 1892.