Two Lynching Bees In Prospect Posses Are Abroad in Colorado And Alabama

Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: Fort Wayne Daily News
Place of publication: Fort Wayne, IN
Date of publication: 4/7/1908

A Vigorous Man Hunt.

MOBILE, Ala., April 7. – The man hunt for Walter Clayton, the negro charged with assault, its still on, according to a message received from Sheriff D. R. Booth. It was reported yesterday that Clayton had been lynched near Bay Minette, Baldwin county. Booth’s message says the mob was drunk and Clayton escaped and is still at large. When his escape was learned, another posse was immediately formed and is scouring the woods.


“‘Two Lynching Bees In Prospect; Posses Are Abroad in Colorado And Alabama.” Fort Wayne Daily News (Fort Wayne, IN), April 7, 1908.