Site of the Moore’s Ford bridge mass lynching, which took place in 1946 in Walton County, 50 miles east of Atlanta. DWIGHT ROSS, JR. / THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

GBI closes infamous Moore’s Ford lynching case

No one was ever charged or prosecuted in a case that has become known as America’s last mass lynching. The FBI investigated the case for months in 1946, but a federal grand jury failed to charge anyone.

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