Lon Lackey

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Lon Lackey - A Lexington, Mo., Dec. 7. —Jesse Winner and...
A Lexington, Mo., Dec. 7. —Jesse Winner and James Nelson, two of the men charged with the murder of Mrs. Eva Winner and two children near Richmond on the night of October 26, were taken from the Lafayette countv jaii in this city last night, where they were being confined for safekeeping, and killed by a mob of 200 unmasked men from Ray county. The mob quietly crossed the river wiih the two victims after taking them /rom jaii and hanged them to an oak tree, side by side, on one limb. 1 he bodies were found this morn ing. Nelson’s toes were touching the ground and there was a stoical look of bravado on his face. Win ner’s face had an expression of horror

Clipped from The Sedalia Democrat07 Dec 1896, MonPage 1

The Sedalia Democrat (Sedalia, Missouri)07 Dec 1896, MonPage 1
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