Claiborne Parish Newswire

Claiborne Parish Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Claiborne Parish, LA.

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  1. Feds: No evidence that black man's hanging was homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Investigators have found no evidence that the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi was a homicide, and the civil rights probe into the death has been closed, the Justice Department said Friday. The agency said in a news release Friday that it had met with the family of Otis Byrd about its decision.

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  2. Officials: Evidence doesn't support foul play in Mississippi hangingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | KSMB-FM Lafayette

    An African-American man is found hanging from a tree in the Mississippi woods with bedsheets around his neck attached to a limb 15 feet above the ground. There's no chair in sight.

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  3. Black man found hanging from tree in Mississippi: Was it suicide or lynching?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | KSMB-FM Lafayette

    An African-American man is found hanging from a tree in the Mississippi woods, his body 15 feet above the ground. There's no chair in sight.

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  4. Press conference on hanging death scheduled for 3 p.m. FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    The FBI and the MBI are investigating a suspicious death in Claiborne County. A body was found on property located off of Rodney Road.

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  5. FBI Looks Into Hanging Death Of Black Mississippi ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KRRQ-FM Lafayette

    The case of missing a MississippiBlack man has ended in tragedy after his body was discovered hanging from a tree Thursday evening. Otis Byrd, 54, was reported missing near the top of the month and his death has sparked an investigation by the FBIand the Justice Department.

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