Alex Burial

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Alex Burial - •JVlT - • and .A.lex Whitley Was Accused by...
•JVlT - • and .A.lex Whitley Was Accused by Stan- ly Mob of MurdeVug Hcrt Tucker. Albomarlo, Sept. X-The remains Bones, of Mah.Hung In 1891 Are Moved western Stanly for the alleged slay- ing of a formei- citizen - of Stanly county, Bert Tutsker, both of whom wero living In thb west at' the Vme. of a man hanged near here on a Juno nlphfrin 1891 or 1892 were removed from a grave near the snot Mor.floy and referred at Smith Grovo cemetery i near Oakboro. Thn man, Alex Whitley, wljito, hung by a mob of citizens from . Whitley caiha to 'Stanly for refuge and was located arid imprisoned. The lato Buck ShuggB wB,> sheriff thcti, but despite his efforts, Whitley was seised and hanged without being given trial.. ' The grave revealed only a pnyed parta of the coffin arid ttomo five or six .small bones of parts ot the limbs. 'Mrs. Titus Barbee, a daughter of Mr. Whitley, had the work done. few do-

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  1. Statesville Record And Landmark,
  2. 04 Sep 1931, Fri,
  3. Page 7

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