The Daily Mercury
The Daily Mercury
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Description: Negro Murderer Hanged

Date: April 21 1900

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Madison Co. Library, Huntsville, AL

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 5

Negro Murderer Hanged
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CAIRO, Ills., April 20.óRiley Powell, the negro who murdered Elmo Erie, city marshal of Charleston, Mo., in this city on Oct. 11, 1899, was hanged here today. The widow and child of the murdered man saw the execution from an upper window of the courthouse.

Submitted: 01/04/15

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