Carolyn Bryant Donham Husband Roy Bryant Died But She Is Still Alive and 88 Years Old

Carolyn Bryant Will Be Arrested After 70 Years For A Crime That She Committed in 1955 ( Source : Nytimes )


Carolyn Bryant, an American woman accused of murdering a 14-year-old black kid, Emmitt Till, will be arrested as the arrest warrant was found in the court basement after 70 years.

Emmitt Till was murdered by two white men, John W. Milam and Roy Bryant after he offended a white woman in her family's grocery store.

'Still Alive' Carolyn Bryant Donham Age

Carolyn Bryant, 88, the owner of a grocery store in Mississippi, planned and murdered a 14-year-old boy with the help of her relatives. It is known that Emmitt Till had offended the lady, and she thought of killing the boy as revenge.

Carolyn Bryant And Her Husband Roy Bryant Murdered A 14 Year Old Black Kid Emmett Till After He Allegedly Flirted With Carolyn
Carolyn Bryant And Her Husband Roy Bryant Murdered A 14 Year Old Black Kid Emmett Till After He Allegedly Flirted With Carolyn ( Source : Allthatsinteresting )

The murder case is revived again as relatives of the victim encouraged authorities to look into the matter once again. The arrest warrant was issued against Carolyn Bryant, her husband Roy Bryant, and Bryant's half-brother John W. Milam was found in the court's basement after 70 years of the crime.

Husband Roy Bryant and Children In 2022

Carolyn Bryant married her husband Roy Bryant in 1951. Both of them are expected to be natives of Mississippi. They shared their married life for 28 years until 1979. They have two children together. Roy Bryant died in 1979 because of natural causes.

Lamar Bryant, their eldest son, was saddened after he learned about Emmitt Till's murder case. Roy Bryant Jr is their second child. The murder case has sparked again as the original warrant from 1955 was found in the Mississippi Courthouse's basement.

The Bryant couple were set free while all the evidence of the murder was against them. At that time, the USA was a white-dominated society; hence the jury declared them innocent despite the arrest warrant.


Emmitt Till Wikipedia and Case Timeline

Emmitt Till was an African-American boy born on July 25, 1941, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. He was murdered in 1955 when he was just 14 years old.

His murder's ferocity and the fact that his murderers were found not guilty brought to light the long history of violent discrimination against African Americans in the United States, which became a symbol of the civil rights struggle after his death.

He was visiting family in the Mississippi Delta, close to Money, Mississippi, in August 1955 while on summer vacation. He spoke with Carolyn Bryant, a married white owner of a small grocery store nearby, who was 21 years old.

Till was accused of flirting with or whistling at Bryant, even though what transpired in the store is up for debate.