"On October 21, 1916 [in Abbeville, SC] . . . [Anthony] Crawford was stabbed and severely beaten by [a murderous] mob . . . Crawford was hung from a tree . . . while armed whites used his body for target practice . . . After dark, the county coroner, F.W.R. Nance, took a jury to the fairground and cut down Crawford's mutilated remains. The coroner found Crawford had died "at the hands of parties unknown.""