Feds open the Emmet Till murder case citing 'new information'

AmNews Staff Reports | 7/13/2018, 12:25 p.m.
he U.S. Department of Justice is reopening the murder case of Emmett Till 63 years after the 14-year-old African American ...
Emmett Till

The U.S. Department of Justice is reopening the murder case of Emmett Till 63 years after the 14-year-old African American teen was brutally murdered for allegedly whistling at a white woman in Mississippi. Federal officials announced Thursday that it launched an investigation into the case based on “new information” that it received about Till’s 1955 kidnapping, torture, and murder.

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