Episode 111 – Ruth Thompson Dickins – Crimes of Mississippi


Brew Crime now moves to Crimes of Mississippi.  Part Two covers Ruth Thompson Dickins a socialite and murderer. 

Charles. (1949, June 5). Mrs. Ruth Dickens Expected To Go On Trial June 28 In Circuit Court On Charge Of Slaying Her Mother. The Delta Democrat-Times, p. 1.

Dickins v. State (Leagle December 12, 1949).

L, J. E. (1949, February 5). Mississippi Woman Who Accused Negro of Mother’s Murder Is Indicted by Grand Jury. The Black Dispatch, p. 12.

McNearney, A. (2022, August 14). White socialite hacked her mother to death-and tried to blame a black man. The Daily Beast. Retrieved May 5, 2023, from https://www.thedailybeast.com/ruth-thompson-dickins-hacked-her-mother-to-death-and-tried-to-blame-a-black-man

Reynolds, ruth. (1950, January 1). Did justice triumph? . Daily News Sun, pp. 36–37.

Wikimedia Foundation. (2022, September 3). Ruth Thompson Dickins. Wikipedia. Retrieved May 5, 2023, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Thompson_Dickins

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