He made fight for the chief.

We read here several accounts of the fatal shooting of Phillip Worth by Wilson police chief Wiggs in April 1916. Below, the newspaper report of the coroner’s inquest into the matter.

Wilson Daily Times, 16 April 1916.

Clipping courtesy of J. Robert Boykin III.


  1. I should know this history but am a little unsure of it .. what newspaper published this sad article ..? And then what happened ..?

  2. 1916…WOW! Unfortunately, I am not surprised..just sickened. This playbook shall also crash…..LORD have mercy on the actors!!

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