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Murder of Lillie Belle Allen, York, Pennsylvania, 1969 July 21

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Creator:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Title:Murder of Lillie Belle Allen, York, Pennsylvania, 1969 July 21
Date:1969 July-1969 Aug.

Lillie Belle Allen was from Aiken, South Carolina. On July 21, 1969, Lillie Belle and others were visiting the York, Pennsylvania area. During the visit, Ms Allen and friends encountered a group of armed individuals. Ms Allen was subsequently shot by a high powered rifle while moving from the back seat of the vehicle to the driver's seat in an attempt to escape danger. Ms Allen later died from her injuries.

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Subjects:Allen, Lillie Belle, 1942-1969 | Leonard, Jerris, 1931- | African American women--Pennsylvania--York | African American women--South Carolina--Aiken | African American women--Death | African American women--Violence against--Pennsylvania--York | Women--Violence against--Pennyslvania--York | Shooting (Execution)--Pennsylvania--York | Rifles--Pennsylvania--York | Gunshot wounds--Pennsylvania--York | Assassination--Pennsylvania--York | Assassination--Investigation--Pennsylvania--York | Homicide--Pennsylvania--York | Murder--Investigation--Pennsylvania--York | Criminal investigation--Pennsylvania--York | Violent deaths--Pennsylvania--York | Political violence--Pennsylvania--York | Police--Complaints against--Pennsylvania--York | Police misconduct--Pennsylvania--York | Race riots--Pennsylvania--York | Riots--Pennsylvania--York | Mobs--Pennsylvania--York | Civil rights--Pennsylvania--York | African Americans--Civil rights--Pennsylvania--York | Intervention (Federal government)--Pennsylvania--York | Violence--Pennsylvania--York | United States. Attorney-General | Allen, Lillie Belle, 1942-1969--Assassination | Allen, Lillie Belle, 1942-1969--Death and burial | United States, Pennsylvania, York | United States, Pennsylvania, York County | United States, South Carolina, Aiken County, Aiken, 33.5604168, -81.7195533
Collection:FBI Freedom of Information Act Collection
Institution:Federal Bureau of Investigation
Contributors:United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
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