Mayor's family seeks probe of death

Mayor's family seeks probe of death

There are 1 comment on the WOODTV story from Jan 3, 2007, titled Mayor's family seeks probe of death. In it, WOODTV reports that:

WESTLAKE, La. Relatives aren't accepting a coroner's finding that the first black person elected mayor of Westlake, Louisiana, killed himself three days before he was to take office.

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DeShields

Roslindale, MA

#1 Jan 3, 2007
This town is obviously unable to investigate this incident without federal oversight. For those who feel the country has moved forward on the race issue...pay attention.... Lynchings are as open and current as ever. Whats new, perhaps, is the style and grit.

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