on april 26th, 1913, Leo Frank was accused of murdering little mary phagan. he and jim conley both worked in the pencil factory. after coming to pick up her pay, she was found dead in the basement that night. evidence suggests that jim, or leo were at fault. they went to court, and leo franks execution date was set for oct. 10th in 1913, but new evidence unearthed. two years later, as Leo sat in a prison, the towns people took it upon themselves to drive to the jail, kidnap leo, and hang him.