The Emmett Till Murder Trial: Selected Testimony
Trial Witnesses

Amanda Bradley and Willie Reed, prosecution witnesses

Witnesses for the State
Moses Wright (owned home where abduction took place)**
Chester A. Miller (undertaker)
  C. A. Strickland (police identification officer)
George Smith (LeFlore Country sheriff)
Robert Hodges (fisherman who discovered body)
B. L. Mims (saw body in river)
  John Ed Cothran (deputy sheriff who took statement)**
(first page of Cothran's testimony is missing)
C. F. (Chick) Nelson (funeral home operator)
Mamie Bradley (mother of Emmett Till)**
Willie Reed (heard whipping and hollering in Milam's barn)**
Add Reed (saw Milam by barn)
Amanda Bradley (saw 4 men by Milam's barn)

Witnesses for the Defense
Carolyn Bryant (defendant's wife; incident at store)**
Juanita Milam (defendant's wife)
H. C. Strider (Tallahatchie County sheriff)**
Dr. L. B. Otken (examined body)
H. D. Malone (embalmer)
Lee Russell Allison (character witness)
Lee McGarrh (character witness)
L. W. Boyce (character witness)
James Sanders (character witness)
Harold Terry (character witness)

**indicates witness gave especially significant or compelling testimony

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