Killing of Albert Green Paden in Mississippi in 1935
Albert Green Paden, possibly also known as Bodie Bates, age 19, a laborer in public work, was killed in 1935 by a lynch mob in Pittsboro, Calhoun County, Mississippi. Paden had been arrested for allegedly attacking a white woman. The mob kidnapped him from jail. Paden’s body was found hanging from a rope under the Yalobusha River bridge.
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