Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
Monday, April 28th, 1913
“She was just a little, playful girl, without a bad thought in her mind, and she has been made the victim of the blackest crime that can be perpetuated,” was the bitter denunciation of the assailant of Mary Phagan by her uncle, D. R. Benton, yesterday.
Mary and her mother lived with Mr. Benton at his home near Marietta for several years following the death of Mr. Phagan. Then Mary’s mother married J. W. Coleman and the family moved from Marietta to East Point about 1907. Twelve months ago they moved to their little home in Atlanta.
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