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The Daily Enterprise (MT)
The Daily Enterprise (MT)
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Description: Stabbed the Sheriff to Death

Date: October 4 1883

Newspaper published in: Livingston, MT

Source: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Page/Column: Page 2, Column 2

A. G. Whittington, the sheriff of Amite county, Miss., had a quarrel with one Eugene McElive regarding politics, and the latter terminated the argument by stabbing the sheriff to death. Later McElive was shot and killed by friends of the man he had murdered.

[Transcription Note: Other articles on this incident gives the name as McElwee.]

Submitted: 12/22/18

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