The Emmett Till murder case has been reopened after about 63 years by the Justice Department! The lady who was the cause of his murder wrote a book, and she said that she lied about young Emmitt whistling at her. In which lead to his death by torture from her boyfriend when he was only 14 years old. Word on the Street The 1955 slaying was listed in a March report among “activities” the department was pursuing under the 2007 unsolved civil rights crime act that bears Emmett’s name according to CNN.
His mom wanted the world to know how bad her son was beaten so she chose to have an open casket funeral even though they recommended her to have a closed one.