Killing of Ernest McDay in Texas in 1940
Ernest McDay (1923-1940), a student, died in the custody of law enforcement in Coryell County, Texas. McDay, along with Theodia Muldrow and Albert Wesley, Jr., both 19, were charged with raping Denise Grogan in Dallas and stealing from her home. Within hours of arriving at the state juvenile facility, McDay was found dead. Muldrow and Wesley were convicted and executed.
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