Saturday, July 12, 2014
July 12, 1900: White Man
The following comes from the Alexandria Gazette (Alexandria, Virginia) dated July 13, 1900:
CHATTANOOGA,Tenn., July 13.—The body of a white man was found yesterday afternoon a few miles south of Cleveland, Tenn. Indications were that the man had been hanged. There was a rope around his neck and death appeared to have resulted from strangulation. There is no clue to his identity. The coroner's jury returned a verdict of murder at the hands of unknown persons.