Killing of Thomas Jasper in Alabama in 1931


Case summary

Thomas Jasper, age 35, was removed from the Huntsville, Alabama jail in 1931. He was being held because he had been accused of “disturbing” a white woman. Fined for that offense, he was unable to pay the fine. Take from the jail by two armed white men, his death was not confirmed.


Date of incident: 1931-06-16
Location: Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama
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Allegation against victim: entering a white girl's home

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