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Description: Killed His Father in Law.

Date: September 25 1902

Newspaper published in: Houston, MO

Springfield, Mo., Sept. 16.

Buck STAFFORD today shot and killed his father in law, Douglass SWEARINGTON, near Dogwood, in Douglas county.

STAFFORD had separated from his wife and driven her from the house, accompanied by her father, Douglass SWEARINGTON. She returned to the house today to get things belonging to her, when STAFFORD brought out a Winchester rifle and shot SWEARINGTON dead.

STAFFORD escaped and has not yet been apprehended.


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