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Justice Department closes inquiry into murder of Emmett Till, finds no proof accuser lied

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

A federal investigation that reexamined the murder of Emmett Till concluded on Monday after the Justice Department failed to find proof a key figure in the
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Federal investigation into 1955 murder of Emmett Till officially closed, family says

1 month ago   |   By ABC

Officials with the U.S. Justice Department just announced the conclusion of a second re-investigation, without any significant new information.
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The Justice Department closes its investigation into the lynching of Emmett Till

The Justice Department closes its investigation into the lynching of Emmett Till

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The department reopened its investigation in 2017 of the 1955 lynching of the Black teenager who was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi.
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Justice Department closes Emmett Till investigation despite new claims

Justice Department closes Emmett Till investigation despite new claims

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The DOJ closed its Emmet Till investigation after it was unable to validate a claim that the woman who accused Till of making advances on her recanted the allegation decades later.
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Emmett Till investigation closed by Justice Department

Emmett Till investigation closed by Justice Department

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The U.S. Justice Department told relatives of Emmett Till on Monday that it is ending its investigation into the 1955 lynching of the Black teenager from Chicago who was abducted, tortured and killed after witnesses said he whistled at a white woman in Mississippi.
A person familiar with the matter informed The Associated Press about the closure of the investigation and the meeting with Till's family. The person could not discuss the matter publicly and spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity.
The department reopened an investigation after a 2017 book quoted a key figure, Carolyn Bryant...
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