Officials have reopened the case of 14 year old Emmett Till who was viciously murdered in 1955, citing ‘new information’ according to the US Justice Department report to Congress.
“Several interested parties” asked the Justice Department in 2004 whether any surviving suspects could be prosecuted. After reviewing available information, the department determined that the statute of limitations prevented any federal prosecution, according to the report. Three years later, a Mississippi grand jury declined to issue new charges.“The Till case has been reopened by DOJ based upon the discovery of new information,” the department said in March. It did not elaborate. The department declined to comment on the matter.
source – CNN