Killing of Anderson Walls in Louisiana in 1935


Case summary

Anderson Wall, age 29, a farmer, died by hanging in 1935 in Maringouin, Louisiana. According to newspaper accounts, Wall had gotten into a violent altercation with Dennis Brudoe, a white man, and was arrested by the town marshal. A mob dragged Wall from jail; he was hanged and his body was riddled with bullets.


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Perpetrator group type: mob

Date of incident: 1935-02-24
Location: Maringouin, Iberville Parish, Louisiana
Location type: unknown - rural
Allegation against victim: attacking a white man

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

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