Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
Grand Jury Instructed to Probe Deeply
Monday, May 5th, 1913
Evidence Secured by Detectives May Not Be Presented at Coroner’s Inquest—Lee and Frank to Testify. Many Other Witnesses Are Ready.
The Phagan inquest began at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon at police headquarters.
There was a great throng of witnesses in attendance.
A large force of police was on hand to keep the crowd of curiosity seekers in order.
Frank and Lee were taken from the Tower to police headquarters in charge of Deputy Sheriff Minor. A small crowd congregated about the jail in anticipation of the transfer and another crowd even larger was in front of headquarters when the two prisoners were brought in.
There was no demonstration, and the brief trip was made without event. Continue Reading →