Killing of Mott Flournoy in Texas in 1941


Case summary

Mott Flournoy (1871-1941), a farmer, was killed by Roy Morehouse in Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas. Flournoy was on trial for the rape and murder of Morehouse’s wife. At the trial in the Angelina County courthouse, Morehouse fatally stabbed Flournoy.


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Date of incident: 1941-11-24
Location: Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas
Location type: public space - urban
Allegation against victim: raping and murdering a white woman

Coroner process
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Finding of no legal responsibility: [ ]

Criminal process
Arrest: yes
Charge/indictment/information: yes
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Trial: yes
Conviction: no
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