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[AL] ASKEW - Troy 1904
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ASKEW, Judge - Troy, Ala, March 1904. "… found dead in the road near Tunnel Springs, Ala., Sunday morning March 13, 1904 by Mr Frank Montgomery another colored citizen, who reported the case to the Justice of the Peace SH Dailey. The man had been killed Saturday night by one of the parties engaged in a game of craps. He was about 31 years old. Monday morning the court was called and the facts was brought out that Judge Askew was killed by Thomas Stevenson colored of Tunnel Springs, Ala in the road above the seed house where the men of that character usually meet for their fun. Thomas Stevenson was committed to jail by the Justice to wait the action of the grand jury. "
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