THE DEATH OF WILLIAM ALSUP

THE DEATH OF WILLIAM ALSUP

The Jacksonville, Tennessee Tribune. Vol. 1, No. 2, Saturday, July 7, 1877, Article taken from “The Gazette Newspaper, Paris, Tennessee, July 7, 1877″

William Alsup was shot six times at his home in Benton County on Sunday last by William Lowrey. There was no definite excuse for the shooting as far as known by the neighbors.
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Benton County Court Records, 1878:
William Lowrey went to trial for the murder of William Alsup.
William Alsup was murdered by a name named William Lowrey. Records show that William Lowrey was acquitted of the murder 4 years later. No reason given for the killing.

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