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Louis Allen Cold Case; Family Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired of FBI; No Results

In 1943, at age 23, Louis Allen enlisted in the Army. He drove ammunition trucks in New Guinea during World War II. While there, Louis also started boxing. His burly 5-foot-8-inch, 220-pound frame made him a formidable fighter. In July 1944, he received an honorable discharge. According to his discharge papers, his character was rated […]

FBI Cold Case Initiative offers little comfort for families

Louis Allen, killed in Mississippi So it’s not just me that is unhappy over the Cold Case Initiative and the lack of leadership coming from the FBI. If you will recall, my friends Gwen Dailey and Nina Zachery-Black, relatives of Birdia Keglar and Adlena Hamlett, are pretty disgusted with FBI agents and the bureaucracy surrounding […]

Mississippi Cold Cases Need Resolution, Group Demands in Jackson, Miss.

Adlena Hamlett, a retired Mississippi school teacher, was murdered with Birdia Keglar in 1965 THE NAMES ON THE SIGNS — Lamar Smith, Benjamin Brown, Wharlest Jackson, Adlena Hamlett ? were reminders of some of Mississippi’s darkest days during the civil rights movement. About 60 people rallied on the steps of the Capitol with signs in […]

Land of Emmett Till: Murder of Louis Allen cold case? Family offers reward

Reward offered in 1964 slaying; efforts to find Louis Allen’s killer increase after solving other cold cases Family members of Louis Allen, a Liberty resident shot to death 43 years ago in what the FBI is investigating as a civil rights-era slaying, are offering $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of his killers. Allen’s […]

Mississippi Cold Case; Louis Allen

Reward offered in 1964 slaying; efforts to find Louis Allen’s killer increase after solving other cold cases Family members of Louis Allen, a Liberty resident shot to death 43 years ago in what the FBI is investigating as a civil rights-era slaying, are offering $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of his killers. Allen’s […]

Louis Allen; Relatives Ask For Cold Case Investigation

Reward offered in 1964 slaying; efforts to find Louis Allen’s killer increase after solving other cold cases Family members of Louis Allen, a Liberty resident shot to death 43 years ago in what the FBI is investigating as a civil rights-era slaying, are offering $20,000 for information leading to the arrest of his killers. Allen’s […]