Hanging

The family of Otis Byrd, the man who was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi last month, has hired a well-renowned medical examiner to…

UPDATE: 5:30 P.M. EST The¬†Claiborne County branch of the NAACP has announced that the man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi is 54-year-old¬†Otis Byrd.…

MISSISSIPPI–Authorities are reviewing the case of a black man found hanging dead from a tree after relatives claimed the state’s deputy medical examiner can’t be trusted because he falsified information about a woman’s death while working in Africa in the 1980s. The Grio Reports: The Mississippi Department of Public Safety said it began its investigation […]