Killing of Cap Johnson in Florida


Case summary

Cap Johnson, about 50, died in 1932 in Hernando County, Florida. According to newspaper reports, Johnson was shot and drowned, a victim of lynching. Hernando County officials disputed the media accounts.


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Location: Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida
Location type: unknown - rural
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