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George Jackson
George Jackson
Background information
Occupation Farmer
Born ca. 1882
Attack information
Date October 25, 1931
Location(s) Wagener, South Carolina, United States
Target(s) Family
Killed 6
Weapon(s) Double-barreled shotgun
Semi-automatic pistol

George Jackson was an American farmer who killed six of his relatives in Wagener, South Carolina, United States on October 25, 1931, before being arrested.

He was sentenced to death in December the same year, but was spared execution on the electric chair, when his sentence was commuted to life imprisonment by governor Blackwood on July 20, 1932. In 1936 he was eventually found to be insane and transferred to a mental hospital to be held there permanently.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17][18][19][20] [21]


VictimsEdit

  • Hamp Jackson, 53, his uncle
  • Hayes Jackson, 61, his uncle
  • Mrs. Jackson, 40, his aunt
  • Melvin Jackson, 28, son of Darl Jackson
  • Quincy Jackson, 22, son of Darl Jackson
  • Herman Jackson, 30, his cousin

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