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Grand jury declines to indict woman in Emmett Till killing

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A Leflore County grand jury considered evidence and testimony regarding Carolyn Bryant Donham's involvement in the kidnapping and death of Emmett Till. After hearing more than seven hours of testimony from investigators and witnesses, the grand jury determined that there was not sufficient evidence to indict Donham.
2 months ago·Jackson, United States

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A grand jury declined to indict Carolyn Bryant Donham, the white woman whose accusation led to the 1955 lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till.

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