Killing of Benjamin Wade in Louisiana


Case summary

Benjamin Wade, 24, a chauffeur, was killed in 1939 in New Orleans, Louisiana. There was a gunshot wound in the neck. The death denotes “ homicide” as cause of death.


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Location: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
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Allegation against victim: throwing brickbats

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Trial: yes
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