U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson calls for new investigation in Emmett Till case
TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY, Miss. —
U.S. Congressman Bennie Thompson is calling for a new investigation into the Emmett Till murder case.
Thompson specifically said he wants the government to look into the woman at the center of the case, Carolyn Bryant.
Byrant admitted to an author that she lied during Till's murder trial.
Bryant claimed that the then 14-year-old Till grabbed her and verbally threatened her.
Posted February 13, 2017 - 1:54 am