Friday, July 18, 2014

July 18, 1891: Frank Dyce

Lawrence Daily Journal (Lawrence, Kansas) dated July 18, 1891.

Short Work.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., July 18.—At 8 o'clock this morning fifty unknown men entered the jail at Spencer, Indiana, and lynched Frank Dyce, awaiting trial for the murder of Chaney.  They hanged him to the cell door.

The Harrisburg Telegraph from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania gives the victim's name as Frank Dice.

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