Killing of Buckie Young in Florida in 1936


Case summary

Buckie Young, a yardman and handyman, was killed in 1936 by a white “posse” in Greenville, Madison County, Florida. Young was shot to death after being accused of attacking a white woman.


Alleged perpetrators/other named individuals: [ ]
Perpetrator group type: police, posse

Date of incident: 1936-09-11
Location: Greenville, Madison County, Florida
Location type: unknown - urban
Allegation against victim: attacking a white woman

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

Criminal process
Arrest: [ ]
Charge/indictment/information: [ ]
Grand jury: [ ]
Trial: [ ]
Conviction: [ ]
Sentence: [ ]

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