Killing of Oscar Livingston in Louisiana in 1931


Case summary

Oscar Livingston, 22, died in 1931 after he was shot by a mob of masked men in New Orleans, Louisiana, according to newspaper accounts. Livingston was accused of attacking a white girl and was in jail when he was kidnapped and killed by the mob, according to newspaper accounts.


Date of incident: 1931-08-02
Location: Pointe à la Hache, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
Location type: public space - rural
Allegation against victim: attacking a white woman

Coroner process
Coroner/inquest: yes
Finding of no legal responsibility: yes

Criminal process
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