Killing of Alvin Chavis in Louisiana in 1943


Case summary

Alvin Chavis (1913-1943), a taxi driver, was shot and killed by unknown persons in Iowa, Louisiana. His body was found on the side of a road.


Date of incident: 1943-04-02
Location: Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Location type: victim's workplace
Allegation against victim: not staying away from Black women

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