Government Probing ‘New Information’ in Emmett Till Slaying

In this Sept. 23, 1955, file photo, J.W. Milam, left, his wife, second left, Roy Bryant, far right, and his wife, Carolyn Bryant, sit together in a courtroom in Sumner, Miss. Bryant and his half-brother Milam were charged with murder but acquitted in the kidnap-torture slaying of 14-year-old black teen Emmett Till in 1955 after he allegedly whistled at Carolyn Bryant. The men later confessed in a magazine interview but weren’t retried; both are now dead. Citing "new information," the U.S. Justice Department has reopened the investigation into Till's death.

By Published on July 12, 2018

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