Killing of Will Walker in Georgia in 1933


Case summary

Will Walker, 55, a farmer, was killed in 1933 by a police officer in Jefferson County, Georgia. Walker’s death certificate stated that he died from a gunshot wound sustained because he had resisted arrest.


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

Date of incident: 1933-11-19
Location: Bartow, Jefferson County, Georgia
Location type: public space - urban
Allegation against victim: attacking a police officer

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