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Boone County Recorder
Boone County Recorder
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Description: A Jail Emptied - Three Murderers Escaped

Date: November 12 1890

Newspaper published in: Burlington, KY

Source: http://www.fultonhistory.com

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 6

A Jail Emptied
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All the prisoners in the Mercer County (W. Va.) jail, ten in number, including three murderers, escaped Friday night. Among them wore Bob Burnett, the notorious desperado, who attempted to shoot the mayor of Bluefield a short time ago; Monroe Jones, who murdered a negro at Mill Creek, and Randolph Franklin, who killed a negro woman at Bluefield.

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