Republican State Rep. Paul Sherrell apologized for suggesting Tennessee's death row inmates be executed via "hanging by a tree."
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The restaurant is in trouble after customers spotted a photograph of a lynching on their table.
The Department of Justice said there is no evidence that Otis Byrd, 54, who was found hanging from a tree in rural Mississippi in March, was lynched and the investigation into his death has been closed, NBC News reports. RELATED: Body Of Missing African-American Man Found Hanging From Tree In Mississippi [VIDEO] Preliminary Autopsy Results Suggest […]
UPDATE, Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 2:12 p.m. – Forty-three-year-old Roosevelt Champion III – found hanging from a tree on Monday – allegedly killed himself, according to the results of a forensic autopsy released Tuesday, reports NBC News. Champion’s body was discovered Monday by a neighbor in Greensboro, Georgia. Police had recently questioned him about the […]
The family of Otis Byrd, the man who was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi last month, has hired a well-renowned medical examiner to investigate the case. The family of the 54-year-old has hired Michael Baden to conduct an independent investigation on Byrd’s body, refusing to believe he took his own life, reports the Clarion-Ledger. Because the […]
The Los Angeles Times is reporting that preliminary results from an autopsy on the body of Otis Byrd, the man officials found hanging from a tree in Mississippi Thursday, suggests the cause of death was suicide. Investigators, however, have not yet released Byrd’s official cause of death. “Everybody wants answers and wants them quickly,” Special FBI […]
UPDATE: 5:30 P.M. EST The Claiborne County branch of the NAACP has announced that the man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi is 54-year-old Otis Byrd. WLBT reports: In a news release, the FBI say the body was found during a ground search by the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Department and the Mississippi Wildlife Fisheries and Parks. Otis James […]
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