Bodysnatchers and common thieves.
by Lisa Y. Henderson
At the Superior Court of Wake county, Lockley, a free man of color, implicated in the charge of disinterring a dead body for the purpose of obtaining the teeth, was tried, found guilty, and sentenced to three months imprisonment. The principal offender has not been found.
Salisbury, a free boy of color, was convicted of grand larceny, and sentenced to receive forty lashes.
Hillsborough Recorder, 16 April 1828.