- Full Name:
- Izell Henry 1
As part of the Civil Rights-era Cold Case Initiative, the FBI is currently seeking information on this and more than 100 unsolved civil rights murders that occurred prior to 1969.
As part of the Civil Rights-Era Cold Case Initiative, the FBI is re-assessing more than 100 unsolved or inadequately solved racially motivated homicides from the civil rights era. The FBI intends to notify the victims' families of the results of the investigation. Unfortunately, however, due to the passage of time and the migration of many families, the FBI has been unable to identify the next of kin in 33 cases.
If you have any information concerning next of kin for this or another of the cases, please contact your local FBI office.
July 28, 1954 — Greensburg, Louisiana
Two individuals claimed that they found Izell Henry in a roadside ditch about a mile from his home in Greensburg, Louisiana, on July 28, 1954. They transported him to Lallie Kemp Hospital where he was pronounced dead.