Killing of David Gregory in Texas in 1933

Incident

Case summary

David Gregory, age 25, was killed in 1933 by a law enforcement posse in Kountze, Hardin County, Texas. Accused of murdering Nellie Williams Brockman, 30, a farmer’s wife, Gregory was killed by a posse for allegedly resisting arrest. A mob seized his body and mutilated and burned it.

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Perpetrator group type: police, mob, posse

Date of incident: 1933-12-07
Location: Voth, Jefferson County, Texas
Location type: private space - other
Allegation against victim: murdering a white woman

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