Another in our series of new transcriptions of contemporary articles on the Leo Frank case.
July 27th, 1913
April 27—The dead body of Mary Phagan is found in basement of National Pencil factory at 3 a. m. by Newt Lee, the negro night-watchman. Police hold Lee, who yater [sic] in the day re-enacts discovery of the remains before city detectives.
April 27—Leo M. Frank, superintendent of the Pencil factory, called from bed to view Mary Phagan’s body at
April 27—Arthur Mullinax arrested on information given the police by E. L. Sentell, who declared he saw the murdered girl in the former’s company at 1220 o’clock on the morning of the murder.
April 28—Coroner Donehoo empanels in metal room on second floor and blood splotched on the floor lead police to believe the girl was killed there.
April 28—Coroner Donehoo empanels jury for inquest, it meets, views body and scene of crime and adjourns.
April 28—The largest crowd that ever viewed a body in Atlanta sees Mary Phagan’s remains at [t]he undertaking chapel.Continue Reading →