Killing of Dennis Hubert in Georgia in 1930


Case summary

Dennis Hubert (1911 – 1930), a Morehouse college student, was killed by T. T. Martin, J. Glover Garvin, Tom Berryman, Aubrey Sikes, Murry W. Harmon and Roy H. Evans in Fulton County, Georgia. The white men admitted they shot Hubert because Hubert allegedly insulted Garvin’s wife. Trial jury convicted.


Alleged perpetrators/other named individuals:
Perpetrator group type: hate group

Date of incident: 1930-06-15
Location: Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia
Location type: public space - urban
Allegation against victim: insulting a white woman

Coroner process
Coroner/inquest: [ ]
Finding of no legal responsibility: [ ]

Criminal process
Arrest: yes
Charge/indictment/information: [ ]
Grand jury: yes
Trial: yes
Conviction: yes
Sentence: 15 years, hard labor; 2-5 years

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