Twin City Daily Sentinel (Winston-Salem, N.C.), 2 May 1921.
Nolia Reid died 1 May 1921 of “homicide–stab wounds.” Per her death certificate, she was 19 years old and worked as a laundress. Her parents, George Best and Louisa Farmer, were members of the extended family of Bests who settled the Grabneck community on west Nash Street. Her uncle Thomas Farmer was informant.
Ben Reid apparently did not succumb to his terrible self-inflicted wounds.