Article mentioning the death of Cecil Hester May 20, 1911 The New Bern Sun
James Henry Bryant, a Colored Boy Shot and Instantly Killed the Four Tear Old Son of Mart Hester, Colored Bryant Arrested Now In Jail Morehead City, May 20. Wednes day afternoon James Henry Bryant, a colored boy of less than twelve years of age shot and instantly killed the four and a half year old son of Mart Hester, colored. The Bryant child was arrested and confined in the city prison but was shortly released. The Hester boy was buried Thursday morning.