Daniel Beeler v. State

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
Daniel Beeler v. State
Case Date: 
1890
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder, 1st degree

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County:

Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
654
Notes / Description: 

Beeler was charged with the murder by gun of S. P. Greenlee, sheriff of Grainger Co. The murder was widely reported. John Walfinbar was also charged and placed in jail, but then lynched. Beeler was kept in Knox Co jail to prevent a lynching.