Moore’s Ford Lynchings of 1946: Mortician = Medical Examiner?

1946 court order

I’ve been reading through the GBI case summary that was closed in August 2014.  This image is of a July 1946 court order to have Dan “D.W.” Young, a mortician, perform autopsies on the victims.

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Moore’s Ford Lynching of 1946

On July 25, 1946, what was called “the last mass lynching in America” happened.  George W. Dorsey, his wife, Mae Murray Dorsey, and Roger Malcolm, along with his wife, Dorothy Malcolm, all of them black, were shot to death at close range by a mob of armed white men.

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