Holly ridge murder

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Holly ridge murder - of is to go. to unanimous, of CRAWFORD AND...
of is to go. to unanimous, of CRAWFORD AND GRADY MALONE. BARNEY WOODY, CHARGED IN CREW LAKE KILLING, INDICTED AGAIN GRAND JURY BRINGS IN THIRTYFOUR THIRTYFOUR TRUE BILLS OF INDICTMENT INDICTMENT FOR THIRD TIME BLUE LAWS LOOKED INTO BUT WITHOUT RESULTS Crawford and Grady Malone and Berney Berney Woody, citizens of Richland parish, were indicted for the third- time by the Richland parish grand jury, which closed closed its work the latter partj of last week for the murder of four negroes at Crew Lake on October 3. The trio was arrested within a few days after the killing of the negroes in the lumber camp of the Holly Ridge and Faust Brothers Lumber Companies and indicted by the next grand jury, but the work of this grand jury was thrown out as it was held it was illegally drawn. The three men were indicted by a second second grand jury and the deliberations of this grand jury were also held to be illegal. illegal. The men have been in jail at Rayville since their arrest. They will he tried in the Seventh District Court at Rayville before Judge John R. McIntosh McIntosh on February 27 or the second week of court. The grand jury was empanelled on' last Monday, and following a strong charge by Judge Jno, R. McIntosh, spent ; several days inquiring into infraction of the law and adjourned on Thursday aft ernoon after returning 34 bills of indictment. indictment. The grand jury was a strong body of representative citizens, several of the members having served on previous* grand juries as foremen. The foreman of the present body was J. E. Gray, of Delhi, the other eleven citizens selected with him were as follows: L. J. Gwin, F. C. Rundell, W. E. Lyles, C. C. Buck, N. W. Moore, R. S. Earle, G. R. Taylor, T. B. Nelson, Robt. Gandy, F. A. Miles : and .John VV. Magee. In their repott the grand jury declared declared that they looked into the violations violations of the Sunday laws, and found a number of violations, and while no bills were returned at this sitting, all parties' were given fair warning as to the observance observance of this law. J The law relative to the use of steel tired vehicles over the surfaced roads was investigated, and fair warning also given as to the future infractions of this law. Several bills were returneed against parties obstructing road work. This is the third grand jury to make investigation of some of the criminal business of the parish. SUNDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION HELD IN MER ROUGE PROVES SUCCESSFUL

Clipped from The Monroe News-Star31 Jan 1921, MonPage 3

The Monroe News-Star (Monroe, Louisiana)31 Jan 1921, MonPage 3
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