In eastern Oklahoma in 1910, in the community of Muskogee, July started out hot and sultry. By the time the 20th had rolled around on the calendar 21 people had died by their own hand. Twenty-one people in just twenty days. Authorities were perplexed, police called for local churches to emphasize the sin of self-destruction, and everyone shook their heads at the strange occurance.
To be continued...as more information about the 'suicides' emerge maybe we can answer if they were suicides or something else.