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Tishomingo, OK

sqrred.gif (852 bytes) From The Evening News, Ada OK, Saturday, May 27, 1911


Tishomingo, Okla. May 26----The report has just been received here of a double murder near the "Devils Den," five miles south of Tishomingo.  W. L Dykes, propietor of the city meat market and a ranchman, and Bob Standifer had surrendered to the authorities and Dykes is said to have admitted the killing.  He was later said that the killing was done by Jim Crawford, his employee.

Officers have been on the trail since the report, but Crawford has not yet been found.  Later developments in the case are bring out more mystery and the facts excepe are not possible to obtain at this time.

The arrest of Crawford is expected at any time and this may lend to the apprehension of the guilty party.  The murdered maen are Campbell Henderson and Rome Wolfe, both Indians.

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