Killing of Henry Woods in Florida in 1932


Case summary

Henry Woods, age 38, was killed in 1932 by a posse of whites in Hamilton County, Florida. Woods was accused of murdering police officer Ira E. Fowler. His body was found burned, mutilated, and riddled with bullets.


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Perpetrator group type: police, posse, mob

Date of incident: 1932-06-06
Location: Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida
Location type: unknown - rural
Allegation against victim: committing robbery; murdering a police officer

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