RACES: A Shortage of Witnesses

An hour before sunrise one day last week, Sheriff Jenkins Hill of Clarke County, Ala., drove up to a Thomasville undertaking parlor, swung open the back door of his new Chrysler, and told an attendant to get a "friend" out of the car. The attendant found the body of Moses Jones, a Negro, sprawled on the floor like "you would throw a dead hog." Stocky Sheriff Hill explained he had been forced to kill Jones, a prisoner who had "grabbed me and attempted to get my gun." There were no witnesses to confirm or refute the familiar story; there...

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