Killing of Charles Teel in Texas in 1936


Case summary

Charles Teel (1913 - 1936), a laborer, was killed by prison guards at Texas State prison located on Ramsey Farm in Brazoria County, Texas. Teel was under a five year sentence for robbery and was killed by the guards outside of the camp, apparently after he had escaped or attempted an escape from the camp.


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

Date of incident: 1936-04-14
Location: Otey, Brazoria County, Texas
Location type: unknown - rural
Allegation against victim: attempting to escape from custody

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

Criminal process
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