The Marion County Patriot, No. 7 February 15, 1901

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Constable Kills a Negro Danielsville, Ga., Feb. 11 – James McCurdy, with Will Porterfield, went to the house of Dave Hudson, in this county last night to arrest Hudson, who was wanted on a charge of assault. Hudson refused to surrender to the officers, and when McCurdy forced open the door the negro threw a gun in the officer’s breast, when McCurdy grabbed the gun and pushed it aside and then shot the negro dead.

Contributed by Carla Miles January 22, 2005