Killing of Elmore Bolling in Alabama in 1947


Case summary

Elmore Bolling, 39, a successful landowner and businessman from Lowndesboro, Lowndes County, Alabama was killed in 1947 by Clarke Luckie. Luckie, a business competitor, claimed that the victim had insulted his wife.


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Date of incident: 1947-12-04
Location: Lowndesboro, Lowndes County, Alabama
Location type: victim's workplace
Allegation against victim: insulting a white woman; being too prosperous

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Finding of no legal responsibility: [ ]

Criminal process
Arrest: yes
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Grand jury: yes
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