Killing of Hitler [family name unknown] in South Carolina


Case summary

Hitler, first name unknown, a laborer, was killed in 1942 by Cal Nance and Gee Lee in Laurens County, South Carolina. Nance and Lee beat, strangled and threw Hitler in the back of their car for leaving Nance’s farm to work elsewhere. Nance was a white farmer and the son of a former state senator.


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Date of incident: three weeks before 1942-06-12
Location: Cross Hill, Laurens County, South Carolina
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Allegation against victim: leaving to work for another employer

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