Killing of Emma Johnekin in Georgia in 1949


Case summary

Emma Johnekin (1931 - 1949) was killed by Marion Stembridge in Baldwin County, Georgia. An argument broke out when Stembridge went to Johnekin's home to collect a debt. Stembridge shot Johnekin. Grand jury indicted. An essay on this case, researched and authored by a CRRJ student, is available on request.


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Date of incident: 1949-03-07
Location: Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia
Location type: victim's home
Allegation against victim: dispute over a debt

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Trial: yes
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