December 5, 2021


Only The Finest Women

Police Discover The Body of 72-Year-Old Black Woman Hanging From Tree In Maryland

The human body of a 72-calendar year-old Black woman was identified hanging from a tree in an Annapolis, Maryland community on Wednesday. 

According to an Annapolis Law enforcement Department assertion, the “unattended death” was learned at 7:30 a.m. on November 3. 

“On 11/3/2021 at around 7:30 a.m., officers from the Annapolis Law enforcement Office responded to the 600 block of Belle Travel for the report of an unattended death. When officers arrived, they positioned a 72-yr-previous feminine sufferer. Preliminary investigation reveals the incident does not look to be felony in mother nature. The victim’s identification is staying withheld pending confirmation that the prolonged family members has been notified.”

Even though investigators never suspect foul engage in, a person local community activist isn’t certain that’s the circumstance. Carl Snowden took to his Facebook web site to give the public additional in depth data about the target. His article disclosed that the more mature lady was Black. 

“Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. Annapolis Law enforcement officers just took down the deceased body of an African American lady. The unknown lady was discovered hanging from a tree in the Annapolis Stroll Neighborhood,” Snowden wrote.

Snowden and Alderwoman Sheila Finlayson’s swift motion obtaining to the scene permitted them to supply the general public a racial description of the deceased. 

“Tick. Tock. Tick. Tock. On the scene of a breaking tale regarding the demise of an African American lady. The spot is Belle Generate in Annapolis. Alderwoman Sheila M. Finlayson is on the scene. Extra data will be forthcoming.”

When citizens aren’t outraged at the minute, the woman’s determined cause of death will get an ideal response, in accordance to the activist. 

The Money Gazette described that some pupils on their way to university saw the woman’s entire body simply because the Annapolis Wander Local community serves as college bus stops for Mills-Parole Elementary, Annapolis Middle School and Annapolis Large College. 

“While strolling to the bus halt this early morning, some pupils may have witnessed a tragic scene involving the death of an adult individual,” Richard Rogers and Casey Hunt, principals of Mills-Parole Elementary and Annapolis Center Faculty, wrote in a letter to moms and dads of pupils at the two mastering institutions.

Even though police have not named this a lynching, Maryland is no stranger to the egregious act. The Maryland Lynching Memorial documented at the very least 40 lynchings in the state’s background. 

The last recorded lynching in the state was George Armwood in 1933.

Annapolis police are nonetheless investigating, but the predicament does beg the question– how and why would a 72-year-old Black female climb a tree to cling herself?