Negro Outrager Hanged

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: Arkansas Democrat
Place of publication: Little Rock, AR
Date of publication: Jul 19, 1884 12:00 am
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Negro Outrager Hanged. CHICAGO, ILLS., July 19.-The – Daily News’ Tuscaloosa, Ala., special says Henry Burke, colored, who attempted to outrage a little white girl, was captured last night in the garret of an old house. A mob at midnight took him from the jail and hanged him to a tree in the street and put five bullets in his body.