Killing of Charles Nolan Joseph in Louisiana in 1947


Case summary

Charles Nolan Joseph, 1916-1947, a laborer, was allegedly killed by Marshall Victor Anderson in Hammond, Louisiana. According to case records, Anderson arrested Joseph at a night club and beat him to death in jail. The DOJ investigated and closed the case.


Alleged perpetrators/other named individuals:
Perpetrator group type: police

Date of incident: 1947-04-05
Location: Hammond, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana
Location type: private space - commercial
Allegation against victim: exhibiting drunkenness

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

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

FBI case ID:

New Orleans 44-163

DOJ case ID:


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