Killing of Mayse Grey in Texas in 1936


Case summary

Mayse Grey (Mayce Gray), 42, a farmer, was killed in 1936 by local officers in Panola County, Texas. Newspaper records indicate he was wanted by police for crashing a vehicle and resisted arrest. He was out on parole for driving while intoxicated. Records also indicate he barricaded himself in his home and fired at officers. His father was also killed by police several years prior.


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Perpetrator group type: police, posse

Date of incident: 1936-01-17
Location: Carthage, Panola County, Texas
Location type: private space - agricultural or industrial
Allegation against victim: running down two white girls in his car

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