Lynching of Monroe Sheppard

May 27, 1891

City: Near Belden, Texas (Naples, Texas)

County: Cass County

Race or Ethnicity of Victim: Black

Gender of Victim: Male

Age of Victim: Unknown

Alleged Crime: Troublemaker

Manner of Death: Shot

Source of Information: NAACP 30 Years of Lynching, Tuskegee Institute, Equal Justice Initiative