Conclusions of the Justice Department about Violations of Federal Law by Lynch Mobs (contained in letter from Malcolm R. Wilkey to William Rogers, May 25, 1959)
|1. There is no direct evidence that Parker was actually in Reyer's car at the exact time that it allegedly crossed into Louisiana.|
|2. Though the evidence indicates that Reyer's car reached the Louisiana side of the Pearl River Bridge, it has not been conclusively shown that the car actually crossed the boundary line between Louisiana and Mississippi.|
|3. There is no evidence concerning the time and place of the murder; it is impossible to determine, therefore, whether or not Parker was alive at the time of the alleged interstate transportation. If Parker was fatally shot prior to such transportation, then it|
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Publication information: Book title: Blood Justice:The Lynching of Mack Charles Parker. Contributors: Howard Smead - Author. Publisher: Oxford University Press. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1988. Page number: 206.