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May 23, 2023 all-day
On May 23, 1893, an angry mob rushed into a Corunna jail, looped a rope around the neck of an accused murderer, and jerked the man into the street. After hanging him from a nearby tree, the mob dragged the body over Corunna’s streets before finally cutting up the rope and the man’s clothes and passing them out as souvenirs.
Lynching beyond Dixie [electronic resource] : American mob violence outside the South / edited by Michael J. Pfeifer. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2013. See pages 219-221.